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Durham University

Department of Classics and Ancient History


Prof. Christopher Rowe, OBE - all publications

Authored book

Edited book

  • Rowe, Christopher (2015). Plato, Theaetetus and Sophist. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
  • Annas, Julia & Rowe, Christopher. (2002). New Perspectives on Plato, Modern and Ancient. Washington, DC: Harvard University Press for Center for Hellenic Studies (Trustees for Harvard University).
  • Rowe CJ, M Schofield [co-editor and co-author], [about 20 other contributors] (2000). The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought.

Chapter in book

  • Rowe, Christopher (Published). The First Generation Socratics and the Socratic Schools. In From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools: Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology. Zilioli, Ugo Routledge. 26-42.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2015). Plato, Socrates, and the genei gennaia sophistike of Sophist 231b. In Second Sailing: Alternative Perspectives on Plato. Nails, Debra & Tarrant, Harold Societas Scientiarum Fennica. 132: 149-67.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2013). 'Socrates and his Gods: from the Euthyphro to the Eudemian Ethics'. In Politeia [essays in honour of Malcolm Schofield]. Lane, Melissa & Harte, Verity Cambridge University Press. 313-328.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2013). La fin du Théetète. In La mesure du savoir. Êtudes sur le Théétete. D. El Murr Vrin. 173-187.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2013). On justice and the other virtues in the Republic: whose justice, whose virtues? In Proceedings of the International Plato Symposium 2010. S.Kato, N.Notomi & L.Brisson Academia Verlag. 49-59.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2012). Socrates in Plato's Laws. In Presocratics and Plato: Festschrift at Delphi in Honor of Charles Kahn. Patterson, Richard, Karasmanis, Vasilis & Hermann, Arnold Parmenides Publishing. 367-387.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2011). Socratic citizenship. In The Notion of Citizenship in Greek Philosophy. E.Moutsopoulos & M.Protopapas-Marneli Academy of Athens Research Centre on Greek Philosophy. 58-69.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). Boys, Kingship, and Board-games: a note on Plato, Politicus 292E-293A. In Il quinto secolo. Studi di filosofia in onore di Livio Rossetti. S.Giombini & F.Marcacci Aguaplano-Officina del Libro. 529-533.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). L'argument relatif à la pleonexia dans le premier livre de la République deux conceptions de ce que c'est qu' “avoir davantage”. In Aglaïa. Autour de Platon. Mélanges offerts à Monique Dixsaut. A.Brancacci, D.El Murr & D.Taormina Vrin. 289-305.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). On Grey-haired Babies: Plato, Hesiod, and visions of the past (and future). In Plato and Hesiod. G.R.Boys-Stones & J.H.Haubold Oxford University Press. 298-316.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). Plato. In The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Ancient Greece and Rome. M.Gagarin Oxford University Press. 5: 297-307.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). Self-examination. In The Cambridge Companion to Socrates. D.Morrison Cambridge University Press. 201-214.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). The Good and the Just in Plato’s Gorgias. In Socrates, Plato, Aristotle. In Honor of G.Santas. G.Anagnostopoulos Philosophical Inquiry/Polyentupo Editions. 169-189.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). The relationship of the Laws to other dialogues: a proposal. In A Handbook to Plato’s Laws. C.Bobonich Cambridge University Press. 29-50.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2010). Thomas Taylor the Platonist. In Argumenta in dialogos Platonis, Teil I: Platoninterpretation und ihre Hermeneutik von der Antike bis zum Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts. A.Neschke-Hentschke Basel. 315-325.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2009). Charioteer and his Horses: an example of Platonic myth-making. In Plato’s Myths. C.Partenie Cambridge University Press. 134-147.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2009). Greek Political Theory. In The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies. Boys-Stones, G. R., Graziosi, B. & Vasunia, P. Oxford University Press. 401 - 409.
  • Rowe, Christopher & OKell, Eleanor (2009). The “Research-Teaching Nexus” and the Learning-Teaching Relationship: who’s in charge?’. In Arts and Humanities in Higher Education 8. 180-190.
  • Rowe, Christopher. (2007). Plato and the Persian Wars. In Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars. Bridges, E., Hall, E. & Rhodes, P. J. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 85-104.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2005). What difference do Forms make to Platonic epistemology?. In Virtue, Norms, and Objectivity: Issues in Ancient and Modern Ethics. Gill, Christopher Oxford: Clarendon Press. 215-232.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). 'All our desires are for the good' reflections on some key Platonic dialogues. In Plato Ethicus Philosophy is Life. Migliori, M., & Napolitano Valditara, L.M. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag. 256-272.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Plato. In The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Philosophy. Sedley, D.N. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 98-124.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Plato on knowing and merely believing. In Ideal and Culture of Knowledge in Plato. Detel, W.,, Becker, A., & Scholz, P. Stuttgart: 57-68.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Plato, Socrates and developmentalism. In Desire, Identity and Existence Studies in Honour of T.M.Penner. Reshotko, N. Kelowna, BC, Canada: 17-32.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Reply to Richard Kraut. In Plato and Aristotle's Ethics. Heinaman, R. Aldershot: 168-176.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Reply to Roger Crisp. In Plato and Aristotle's Ethics. Heinaman, R. Aldershot: 79-86.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Socrates and Plato on virtue and the good an analytical approach. In New Images of Plato. Scolnicov, S., & Reale, G. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag. 253-264.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). Socrates, the laws and the Laws. In Plato's Laws: from theory into practice (Proceedings of the VI Symposium Platonicum). Scolnicov, S., & Brisson, L. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag. 87-97.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). The status of the 'myth' in Plato's Timaeus. In Plato Physicus Cosmologia e antropologia nel Timeo. Natali, C., & Maso, S. Amsterdam: Adolf Hakkert. 21-31.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2003). The treatment of anger in Aristotle's Ethics and Rhetoric. In On Aristotle's Poetics and the Art of Rhetoric. Koutras, D.N. Athens: 366-376.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2002). Handling a philosophical text. In The Classical Commentary History, Practices, Theory. Gibson, R.K., & Kraus, C.S. Leiden: Brill. 295-318.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2002). The Politeiai of Zeno and Plato. In The Philosophy of Zeno. Scaltsas, T., & Mason, A. Larnaka: 291-308.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2002). Zwei oder drei Phasen? Der Mythos im Politikos. In Platon als Mythologe Neue Interpretationen zu den Mythen in Platons Dialogen. Janka, M., & Schäfer, C. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. 160-175.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2001). Socrates. In Fifty Major Thinkers on Education from Confucius to Dewey. Palmer, Joy A. London: Routledge. 5-10.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2001). The concept of philosophy in Plato's Phaedo. In Plato's Phaedo Proceedings of the Second International Symposium Pragense. Havlicek, A., & Karfik, F. Prague: OIKOUMENH. 34-47.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2000). Aristotle for and against democracy. In Politicical Equality and Justice in Aristotle and the Problems of Contemporary Society. Koutras, D.N. Athens: 408-416.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2000). The Lysis and the Symposium aporia and euporia? In Plato: Euthydemus, Lysis, Charmides Proceedings of the V Symposium Platonicum. Robinson, T.M., & Brisson, L. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag. 204-216.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2000). The nature and function of Platonic utopianism. In Utopias. Le Saux, F., & Thomas, N. Durham: University of Durham. 37-53.
  • Rowe CJ (1999). Myth, history and dialectic in Plato's Republic and Timaeus-Critias. In From Myth to Reason? Studies in the Development of Greek Thought. Buxton, RGA Oxford: Oxford University Press. 263-78.

Journal Article

  • Rowe, Christopher (2015). Aristotle's Other Ethics: some recent translations of the Eudemian Ethics. Polis, The Journal for Ancient Political Thought 32: 211-232.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2015). Methodologies for Reading Plato. Oxford Handbooks Online 02/15.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2015). Plato versus Protagoras: the Statesman, the Theaetetus and the Sophist. Diálogos 47(98): 143-166.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2011). Reading Socrates in Plato’s Dialogues. Hermathena 186: 25-41.
  • Rowe, C. (2010). How to Read Plato: Some Rival Approaches. The Journal of Greco-Roman Studies 42: 161-179.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2002). Socrate, les lois et les Lois. Revue francaise d'histoire des idées politiques 16: 259-273.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2001). Just how Socratic are Plato's 'Socratic' dialogues? Plato (internet journal of the International Plato Society)
  • Rowe, Christopher (2001). Killing Socrates Plato's later thoughts on democracy. Journal of Hellenic Studies 121: 63-76.
  • Rowe, Christopher (2001). Modelli di ermeneutica platonica nei secoli XIX e XX. Plato (internet journal of the International Plato Society)
  • Rowe, Christopher (2000). Uccidere Socrate: le idee di Platone sulla democrazia nei dialoghi 'tardi'. Dianoi. Annali di Storia della Filsosofia, Università di Bologna 5: 15-37.
  • Rowe CJ (1996). A reply to van Eck. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 14: 227-240.

Conference Paper

  • Rowe, Christopher (2013), One Dialogue or Two? Reading Plato's Republic, in Balansard, Anne & Koch, Isabelle eds, Lire les Dialogues. Paris, 245-252.

Edited Sources, Research Data Sets, and Databases

  • Rowe CJ (1998). Plato: Symposium. Warminster: Aris & Phillips.

Translated Book