John M. Armstrong

Southern Virginia University

Willis J. Smith Professor of Philosophy

One University Hill Drive

Buena Vista, VA 24416

United States

http://svu.academia.edu/JohnArmstrong

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Ideas:
“  I am working on a new translation of Aristotle's writings on ethics.  ”

Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

The Family's Role in Society

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Family, Lucretius, John Rawls, Social Contract, Testosterone, Oxytocin, Hylomorphism, Institutions, Aristotle, Fertility Rate, Marriage

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After the Ascent: Plato on Becoming Like God

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 26, pp. 171–183, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jul 2010
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Plato, homoiosis, becoming like god

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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2018
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Aristotle, Ethics, Happiness, Virtue, Friendship, Voluntary Action

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Epicurean Justice

Phronesis, Vol. 42, pp. 324–334, 1997
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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social contract, contractarianism, Epicurus, Epicureanism, Lucretius, Hermarchus, Diogenes of Oinoanda, Diogenes of Oenoanda, justice

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Aristotle on the Philosophical Nature of Poetry

The Classical Quarterly (New Series), Vol. 48, pp. 447-455, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Aristotle, Poetics, history, plot, poetry, mimesis

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Review of Plato, 'The Laws', edited by Malcolm Schofield, translated by Tom Griffith, Cambridge University Press, 2016

Ancient Philosophy 38.2 (Fall 2018): 455–460
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Plato, Ancient Greek Political Philosophy, Holism, Ancient Greek Religion

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Review of Frisbee C. C. Sheffield's, 'Plato’s Symposium: The Ethics of Desire'

Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 29, pp. 208-212, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Plato, Symposium, Ancient Ethics, Human Good

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Review of Gabriel Richardson Lear's 'Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics'

Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 26, pp. 206-209, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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Arisotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Ancient Ethics, Human Good

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Review of Stephen Everson, Ed., Ethics, Companions to Ancient Thought (Cambridge University Press, 1998)

Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 21, pp. 237-245, 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
John M. Armstrong
Southern Virginia University
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ancient ethics, virtue ethics, normative ethics