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Dr Antony Hatzistavrou


Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40-b21 (2019)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2021). Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40-b21. Apeiron, 54(2), 203-232. https://doi.org/10.1515/apeiron-2018-0093

In this article I propose a new interpretation of Aristotle's arguments about the authority of the many at Politics III 11, 1281a40-b21. It consists of the following main tenets. First, the multitude that Aristotle refers to in his arguments should b... Read More about Aristotle on the Authority of the Many: Politics III 11, 1281a40-b21.

The authority of law in Plato's Crito (2019)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2019). The authority of law in Plato's Crito. Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, 32(2), 365-387. https://doi.org/10.1017/cjlj.2019.24

In this article I analyze the speech of the Laws in Plato’s Crito from a jurisprudential perspective. More specifically I explore the Laws’ views about the authority of law. I offer new interpretations of their famous ‘persuade or obey’ alternative a... Read More about The authority of law in Plato's Crito.

Plato's legal postivism in the Laws (2017)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2018). Plato's legal postivism in the Laws. Jurisprudence, 9(2), 209-235. https://doi.org/10.1080/20403313.2016.1268445

In this paper, the author reassesses the place of Plato’s Laws in the history of legal thought. In virtue of the account of law that he presents in the Laws, Plato has been traditionally credited with a natural law theory of law. The author challenge... Read More about Plato's legal postivism in the Laws.

Crito's failure to deliberate socratically (2013)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2013). Crito's failure to deliberate socratically. Classical Quarterly, 63(2), 580-594. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0009838813000116

In comparison to the speech of the Laws the dialectic between Crito and Socrates at the beginning of the Crito has received little attention. In this paper I argue that it contains an important philosophical message. It illustrates that the many's fa... Read More about Crito's failure to deliberate socratically.

Motivation, reconsideration and exclusionary reasons (2012)
Journal Article
Hatzistavrou, A. (2012). Motivation, reconsideration and exclusionary reasons. Ratio Juris, 25(3), 318-342. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9337.2012.00516.x

What do exclusionary reasons exclude? This is the main issue I address in this article. Raz appears to endorse what I label the ‘motivational' model of exclusionary reasons. He stresses that within the context of his theory of practical reasoning exc... Read More about Motivation, reconsideration and exclusionary reasons.

Faction
Book Chapter
Hatzistavrou, A. Faction. . The University of Hull