Doç. Dr. Geoff Bove (Ph.D. McMaster)

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Istanbul Technical University


Publications and Conference Presentations

Books:

1. An Annotated Plato Reader, (editor/translator) Global Scholarly Publications, NY, 2011.

2. Plotinus and the Platonic Metaphysical Hierarchy, Global Scholarly Publications, NY, 2004.

Articles in Journals and Edited Volumes:

  1. “Paradox and Protreptic in Plato’s Meno”, Kaygi 29 (2017): 33-45.*

  2. "Thaumata in Aristotle's Metaphysics A," Acta Classica 60 (2017): 50-72.*

  3. "Soul, World and Idea: An Interpretation of Plato's Republic and Phaedo," Dialogue: Canadian Philosphical Review, 55.1 (2016): 1-2.*

  4. “Conversation and Self-Sufficiency in Plato by A.G. Long,” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 53.4 (2014): 760-62.*

  5. "Descartes and Epictetus," in Proceedings of the UNESCO Epictetus Conference, ed Erdem, UNESCO Turkiye Felsefe Kurumu, 129-138, 2014.

  6. "Socrates ve Yedi Bilge: Delfi Kahini, Protreptik ve Sokratik Problem," Felsefe Tartısmaları, 47:36-91, Fall, 2011.*

  7. “Plato: Political Philosophy, by Malcolm Schofield,” in Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, 29. 5: 76-78, Oct, 2009.*

  8. “Aristotle’s Categories,” (translator), in An Introduction to Philosophy in Black and White and Color, ed. McLaughlin (Pearson, 2009).*

  9. “The Case Against Teaching Virtue for Pay,” The Sophists, ed. O’Grady (Duckworth, 2008): 226-40.*

  10. “Euthydemus and Dionysodorus,” The Sophists ed. O’Grady (Duckworth, 2008): 12-19.*

  11. “In Defense of Clitophon,” Classical Philology 102.3 (2007):245-64.*

  12. “Spinoza’s Ethics by Steven Nadler,” in Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, 27. 4: 279-282, Aug, 2007.*

  13. “At the Mercy of the Translator,” Rethinking the Classical, ed. Erdem, (Bilim Ve Sanat Vakfi, Istanbul, 2007): 215-225.

  14. “Archytas of Tarentum by Carl Huffman,” in Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus  philosophiques, 26.6: 423-25, Dec, 2006.*

  15. “The Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy edited by E. Craig,” in Philosophy in  Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, 26.5: 334-336 , Oct, 2006.*

  16. G.S. Bowe & J.D. Cowley, "Oxford Studies In Ancient Philosphy Vol XXVI, ed. David  Sedley," in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, March 2006.

  17. “Heraclitus,” in Meet the Philosophers of  Ancient Greece, ed. O’Grady, (Ashgate, 2005): 63-7 .*

  18. “Carneades,” in Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece, ed P. O’Grady. (Ashgate, 2005): 185-189.*

  19. “Ancient Corinth,” in Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece, ed. O’Grady (Ashgate, 2005): 261-265.*

  20. “Cosmos and Logos: Studies in Greek Philosophy, by Nicholas Rescher,” in Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, 25. 6: 437-439, Dec, 2005.*

  21. “Plato's Cleitophon: On Socrates and the Modern Mind, by Mark Kremer,” The Classical Review, 55.2: 435-436, Oct, 2005.*

  22. “Reading Plato’s Theaetetus. By Timothy Chappell,” Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Oct, 2005.

  23. “Return to the One: Plotinus's Guide to God­Realization, by Brian Hines,” Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Apr, 2005.

  24. “Salt and Olives. Morality and Custom in Ancient Greece, by John Dillon,” Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Dec, 2004.

  25. “The Odyssey: Homer, Edward McCrorie ,translator, with introduction by Richard P. Martin,” Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Sept, 2004.

  26. “Plato’s Euthyphro & Clitophon, by J.A. Bailly,” Bryn Mawr Classical Review, May, 2004.

  27. "Glaucon's Response," in New Millennium Perspectives in the Humanities. ed. J. Upton-Ward, 21-35.  New York: Global Scholarly Publications, 2003.

  28. “ΦΥΣΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΧΙΑ” (in Greek), trans. C. Athanasopoulis, in Φιλοσοφια Και Οικολογια, ed. K. Boudouris, 17-31. Athens: Ionia Press, 2001.

  29. "Nature and Value: Some Contemporary and Historical Reflections on Science and Technology," in Biopolitics VII. eds. A. Arvenitis, L. Kapolyi, 212-222. Athens: BIO Press, 2000.

  30. "A Platonic Approach to Environmental Education," in Philosophy and Ecology Volume I. ed. K. Boudouris and K. Kalimtzis, 43-50. Athens: Ionia Press, 2000.

  31. "Nature and Value, Science and Technology" in Philosophy and Ecology Volume II. eds. K. Boudouris and K. Kalimtzis, 85-96. Athens: Ionia Press, 2000.

  32. "False Unity and the Fall of the Soul in the Philosophy of Plotinus." Journal of Neoplatonic Studies, Spring 1999: (23-47).*

  33. "Why Plato is Not a Philosophical Elitist," in Platonic Political Philosophy Volume I. ed. K. Boudouris, 52-63. Athens: Ionia Press, 1997.

  34. "Plotinus and Unity: Three Variations on a Theme," Journal of Neoplatonic Studies, Fall, 1994: (19-32).*

    *indicates AHCI/WOS or Philosopher's Index publication. 

Presentations:

  1. "Ethics and the Two Automata," A Different Ethics is Possible Conference, University of Wroclaw, Poland, May, 2017.

  2. "Anaxagoras and the Ephesian Artemis," Turkiye Felsefe Kurumu Conference, Urla, Turkey, November 2015.

  3. “Platon'un siyasi düşüncesi,” US Atolyesi, Istanbul, Turkey, January 2015.

  4. “Thaumata or Coincidence in Aristotle,” University of Victoria Philosophy Department Speakers Series, Victoria, B.C., Canada, November 2014.

  5. "The Rational and Political Animal: Aristotle on Biology and Ethics," Molecular Biology Biotechnology and Genetics Research Center Seminar, ITU, March 2013.

  6. "Science and Technology in Ancient Greece and the 17th Century," Philosophy Graduate Seminar, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey, December 2012.

  7. "Descartes, Epictetus and Stoicism" UNESCO Hierapolis/Pamukkale Epictetus Conference, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey, November 2012.

  8. "Aristotle on Organic Imitation," 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, NYC, Oct 2012.

  9. “Plotinus in the Service of the Mind Body Problem, and Mechanical Mind Body Models in the 20th Century” 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, NYC, October 2011.

  10. “Ethics in the Public and Private Sphere in Ancient Greece” Eurospheres Ph.D. Course Guest Lecturer, Sabanci University, July 2011.

  11. “Aristotle on the Origins of Philosophy and Plato's Cave,” Koç University Philosophy Department Talk, February, 2011.

  12. "Plato's Thaumata and Other Wonders," Arts Lecture Series, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, December 2010.

  13. "Socrates and the Seven Sages," 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, NYC, October 2010.

  14. "Socrates Outside of Plato," Myths of the Mediterranean Conference, Bilim ve Sanat Vakfi, Istanbul, May 2010.

  15. "Psychology in Plato's Republic," Istanbul Technical University, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Talk, February 2010.

  16. “Aristotle on Nature: Ancient Technology and Organic Imitation,” Bogazici University Philosophy Department Talk , Istanbul. December 2009.

  17. “Plato as Literary Author,” Bogazici University Philosophy Department Talk , Istanbul. December 2009.

  18. “The City­ Soul Analogy in Plato's Republic,” 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, NYC, October 2009.

  19. “Alfarabi and Avicenna on Plato's Republic,” 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, NYC, October 2009.

  20. “Plato as Literary Author,” TRU Philosophy Proemial Lecture, October 2009.

  21. “The Clitophon and the Medici Codices,” Philosophy Department Talk, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, March 2009.

  22. “Protreptic Discourse in Plato,” Philosophy Department Talk, California State University at San Bernardino, Los Angeles, March 2009.

  23. “Plato’s Clitophon and the Medici Codices,” Philosophy Department Talk,  Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NFLD, March, 2009.

  24. “Our Obligation to tell the Truth,” Philosopher’s Café, Kamloops, BC, October 2007.

  25. "Philosophy in the Aegean," 11th Annual Meeting of the Symposium in Mediterranean Archaeology," Istanbul Technical University, April 2007.

  26. “Meno and Protreptic Discourse,” Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, March, 2007.

  27. "Soiled Medici Manuscripts, Sullied Reputations: The Republic and Socratic aporia," Bogazici University Philosophy Department Talk , Istanbul. October 2006.

  28. “On the Anger of Archytas,” Philosophy Department Talk, Bilkent University, June 2006.

  29. “Ancient Greek Technology and Ivan Illich’s Tools for Conviviality” GE 300 Course on Science, Technology and Society, Bilkent University, Dec, 2005.

  30. “Ancient Philosophy – Philosophy as Unified Discipline,” Bilkent University Philosophy Department Colloquium, Dec, 2005.

  31. “Clitophon 410c” 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, New York, Oct, 2005.

  32. “Philosophy and Protreptic Discourse: Plato’s Meno”, Philosophy Department Talk, Bilkent  University, Mar, 2005.

  33. "Ancient Quarrels between Politics and Philosophy" Mediterranean Cultures Symposium, University of Catania, Italy. (Invited) Nov, 2004.

  34. "At the Mercy of the Translator," Bilim ve Sanat Vakfi Conference on Rethinking the Classical Istanbul, Oct, 2004.

  35. "Plotinus on the notion that the end of the journey is beyond being: a Pythyagorean/Neoplatonic reading of Plato's Republic," International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, University of Liverpool, Jun, 2004.

  36. "Clitophon and Republic I," Philosophy Department Talk, Bilkent University, Mar, 2004.

  37. “Plotinus’ Use of epekeina tes ousias,” 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, NYC, Oct –Nov, 2003.

  38. “More on Structural Prolepsis,” Philosophy Department Seminar, Bilkent University, Oct, 2003.

  39. “Towards a Theory of Structural Prolepsis in Republic I,” World Congress of Philosophy, Istanbul, Aug, 2003 (Panel organized by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy).

  40. "Some Elements of Plato's Political Philosophy," Bilkent University School of English Language Guest Lecture, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, May, 2003.

  41. “A Reassessment of Justice in Plato's Republic,” International Conference on Conflict Resolution Cathedral of St. John in NYC, Mar, 2003.

  42. "The Platonic Metaphysical Hierarchy," CCI Colloquium Series, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, Oct, 2002.

  43. "Anamnesis in Lee Young Li's Persimmons," CCI Colloquium Series, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, Dec, 2001.

  44. "On Perspective and Structure in Plato and Parmenides," International Symposium on Ancient Greek Philosophy, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Oct, 2001.

  45. "Structure and Perspective in Plato and Parmenides" Philosophy Department Seminar Series, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, May, 2001.

  46. "Plotinus' Approach to Aristotelian Trends in Middle Platonism" Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, SUNY Binghamton, NY, Oct, 2000.

  47. "Platonic Education and Free Market Curriculum," SUNY Global Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey, Jun, 2000.

  48. "Plotinus' Place in the History of Greek Philosophy," SUNY Global Conference, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, Jun, 2000.

  49. "Glaucon's Response," SUNY Global Conference, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey, Jun, 2000.

  50. "What Glaucon Said: The Significance of Apollon at Republic 509" Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, SUNY Binghamton, NY, USA, Oct, 1999.

  51. "Nature and Value," Public Lectures at Plato's Academy, Akademia Platonis, Athens, Greece, Apr, 1999.

  52. "A Platonic Approach to Environmental Education," International Association for Greek Philosophy, Samos, Greece, Aug, 1998.

  53. "Deception and Belief in Curd's Parmenides," Ontario Philosophical Society, Brock University, Oct, 1996.

  54. "False Unity in Plotinus," Institute of Cultural Global Studies, Binghamton, New York, Oct, 1996.

  55. "Why Plato is Not a Philosophical Elitist," International Association for Greek Philosophy, Athens/Samos, Greece, Jul, 1996.

  56. "Plato and Alfarabi on Justice," Society for the Study of Islamic Philosophy and Science, State University of New York at Binghamton, Oct, 1995.

  57. "Plotinus and Unity," International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton, Oct, 1994.

 

Articles and Books in Progress:

A Commentary on Plato's Euthyphro (In Turkish) - book m.s.

The Soul of Plato’s Republic – book ms.

From Techne to Technology ­ book ms.

“Prolepsis in Plato’s Republic I”

"Deadalus in Plato"

"Science and Technology in Ancient Greece and the 17th Century"