Name: Dr. Jurgis (George) Brakas
Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Office Location: Fontaine 221
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2262
Email: Jurgis.Brakas@Marist.edu
Personal Web Page: http://jbrakas.wordpress.com/
Degrees Held: Columbia University, Ph.D.
Princeton University, A.B.

Bio: See http://jbrakas.wordpress.com/

Interests: Ballet, film, classical concerts; fine dining; gardening; running and workouts at the gym.

Awards & Honors: See http://jbrakas.wordpress.com/

Publications: "The Existence of Forms: The Argument from the Possibility of Knowledge," in Just the Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Arguments in Western Philosophy, Michael Bruce and Steven Barbone, editors. Wiley-Blackwell, September 2011. "Plato, Aristotle, and The Third Man," in Just the Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Arguments in Western Philosophy, Michael Bruce and Steven Barbone, editors. Wiley-Blackwell, September 2011. "Aristotle's Argument that Goods are Irreducible," in Just the Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Arguments in Western Philosophy, Michael Bruce and Steven Barbone, editors. Wiley-Blackwell, September 2011. "Aristotle's 'Is Said in Many Ways' and Its Relationship to His Homonyms," The Journal of the History of Philosophy, vol. 49, no. 2 (April 2011). "Aristotle on the Irreducible Senses of the Good," Philosophiegeschichte und Logische Analyse / Logical Analysis and the History of Philosophy, VI (2003): 23-73. "MacDonald, Aristotle, and the Good," Journal of Neoplatonic Studies VI, #2 (1998): 77-114. "Ancient Greek Philosophy," Institute for Objectivist Studies, Foundations Series #7 (1994): 1-4. Aristotle's Concept of the Universal , Hildesheim & New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 1988.
Research Interests: Aristotle, ancient Greek philosophy; Rand; logic and philosophy of logic; ethics and meta-ethics.
Conferences & Workshops: See http://jbrakas.wordpress.com/
Affiliations: American Philosophical Association
Canadian Philosophical Association
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy
The Aristotelian Society
Ayn Rand Society
Presentations: See http://jbrakas.wordpress.com/
Miscellaneous: Another website with information about me: Academia.edu