Andrew Payne, Ph.D.
University of Notre Dame
“The Division of Goods and Praising Justice for Itself in Republic II,” forthcoming in Phronesis.
“The Teleology of the Ascent in Plato’s Symposium”, Apeiron 41, no. 2, June 2008, 123-45.
“Socrates and Emerson on the Tyranny of the Majority,” The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy, vol. 10, edited by Pinar Canevi and Stephen Voss (Ankara: Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2007), 203-7.
“A New Account of Thick Concepts,” The Journal of Value Inquiry, 39, no. 1, March 2005, 89-103.
“Gracia and Aquinas on the Principle of Individuation,” The Thomist, 68, no. 4, October 2004, 545-75.
“Character and the Forms of Friendship in Aristotle,” Apeiron 33, no. 1, March 2000, 235-53.
“The Refutation of Agathon: Symposium 199c-201c,” Ancient Philosophy 19, No. 2, Fall 1999, 53-74.
The focus of my research is ethics in Plato and Aristotle. I am investigating the way in which a human life is lived for the sake of a final end, the sort of final purpose which ancient philosophers called eudaimonia or happiness.