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Dominic Scott
DOMINIC SCOTT, Professor (Ph.D., Cambridge), works mainly in ancient Greek philosophy. His interests also include ethics, the philosophy of organizations, trust and intellectual property. Until this year he was a Senior Lecturer at Cambridge University, where he set up the Forum for Philosophy in Business with Alex Oliver. He has also held visiting positions Harvard and Princeton. In 1998–1999 he was a Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, D.C., and in 2001–2003 was a British Academy Research Reader. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.



Recollection and Experience. Cambridge University Press, 1995

Plato's Meno. Cambridge University Press, 2006

(ed.) Maieusis: Studies in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat. Oxford University Press. 2007


'Epicurean illusions', Classical Quarterly, New series 39, 1989, pp. 360–74

'Socrate prend-il au sérieux le paradoxe de Ménon?', Revue Philosophique 181, 1991, pp. 627–41

'Reason, recollection and the Cambridge Platonists', in A. Baldwin & S. Hutton, eds. Platonism and the English Imagination. Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 139–150

'Platonic pessimism and moral education', Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, XVII, 1999, pp. 15–36.

'Aristotle on well-being and intellectual contemplation', Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary vol., 1999, pp. 225–242.

'Plato's critique of the democratic character', Phronesis 45, 2000, pp. 19–37.

'Aristotle on posthumous fortune', Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, XVIII, Summer 2000, pp. 211–229.

'Aristotle and Thrasymachus', Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, XIX, 2000, pp. 225–52

'Socrates and Alcibiades in the Symposium', Hermathena, 168, Summer 2000, pp. 25–37

'Metaphysics and the defence of justice in the Republic', Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, XVI, 2000, pp. 1–20

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