Swanson Publications

Publications: Judith Swanson


Aristotle’s Politics:  A Reader’s Guide (Continuum Books, 2009).  Co-author David Corbin.  Pp. vii, 168 pages.

The Public and the Private in Aristotle’s Political Philosophy (Ithaca, N.Y. and London: Cornell University Press, 1992); Pp. xvi, 244 pages (cloth); paper edition, with corrections, published in 1994.

Refereed or invited articles, book chapters, conference papers, and review essays:

<Klugheit und menschliches Handeln: Aristoteles und Oakeshott im Vergleich> (“Prudence and Human Conduct:  A Comparison of Aristotle and Oakeshott”) German translation in Vernunft und Ethik im politischen Denken Michael Oakeshotts, ed. Michael Henkel/Oliver Lembcke (Darmstadst:  Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2010, 31-46.

Review essay of Clifford Angell Bates, Jr., Aristotle’s “Best Regime”:  Kingship, Democracy, and the Rule of Law (Baton Rouge:  Lousiana State University Press, 2003) in International Journal of the Classical Tradition 12 (Winter 2006):  445-48.

Review essay of Cynthia A. Freeland, ed., Feminist Interpretations of Aristotle (University Park, PA:  Penn State University Press, 1998) in Ancient Philosophy:  A Semi-Annual Journal 20 (2000):  501-13.

“Aristotle on Nature, Human Nature, and Justice” in Action and Contemplation:  Studies in the Moral and Political Thought of Aristotle, ed. Robert C. Bartlett and Susan D. Collins (Albany, NY:        State University of New York Press, 1999), 225-47.

“Aristotle on How to Preserve a Regime:  Maintaining Precedent, Privacy, and Peace Through the Rule of Law” in Justice v. Law in Greek Political Thought, ed. Leslie G. Rubin

(Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997), 153-82.  (Manuscript selected by the North American Chapter of the Society for Greek Political Thought as one of the twelve best papers presented to the Society between 1990-95.)

“Aristotle on Public and Private Liberality and Justice,” in Aristotelian Political Philosophy,

Volume I, ed. K. I. Boudouris (Athens:  International Center for Greek Philosophy and Culture, 1995), 199-212.

“The Political Philosophy of Aeschylus’s Prometheus Bound:  Justice as Seen by Prometheus, Zeus, and Io,” Interpretation:  A Journal of Political Philosophy 22 (Winter 1994-95):  215-45.

“Aristotle on Liberality:  Its Relation to Justice and Its Public and Private Practice,” Polity:  The Journal of the Northeastern Political Science Association 27 (Fall 1994):  3-23.

Book reviews of:

Anne R. Pierce, Ships Without A Shore:  America’s Undernurtured Children (New Brunswick:  Transaction Publishers, 2008) on barnesandnoble.com (11/23/08), 282 words and Amazon.com (11/30/08), 835 words.

Raymond Geuss, Public Goods, Private Goods (Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2001) in International Journal of the Classical Tradition 10 (Summer 2003):  126-28.

Mark J. Lutz, Socrates’ Education to Virtue:  Learning the Love of the Noble (Albany, N.Y.:  State University of New York Press, 1998) in The American Political Science Review 92 (December 1998):  934-35.

Aristide Tessitore, Reading Aristotle’s Ethics:  Virtue, Rhetoric, and Political Philosophy (Albany, N.Y.:  State University of New York Press, 1996) in Ethics:  An International Journal of Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy 108 (April 1998):  650.

Fred D. Miller, Jr., Nature, Justice, and Rights in Aristotle’s Politics (Oxford:  Clarendon Press, 1995), in The American Political Science Review 91 (March 1997):  176-77.

James Bernard Murphy, The Moral Economy of Labor:  Aristotelian Themes In Economic Theory (New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1993) in The American Political Science Review 88 (September 1994):  744-45.

Carnes Lord & David K. O’Connor, eds., Essays on the Foundations of Aristotelian Political Science (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991) in The American Political Science Review 86 (December 1992):  1045-46.

Larry Arnhart, Aristotle on Political Reasoning:  A Commentary on the “Rhetoric” (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1981) in The American Political Science Review 77 (December 1983):  1108.

William M. Sullivan, Reconstructing Public Philosophy (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982) in The American Political Science Review 77 (March 1983):  274-75.

Kenneth W. Thompson, The President and the Public Philosophy (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981) in Presidential Studies Quarterly 12 (Summer 1982):  439-441.