Journal Articles

  • ‘Divine Immutability for Henotheists’, Sophia, ahead of print, July 2015
  • ‘Plato’s Authority and the Formation of Textual Communities in Late Antiquity’, Classical Quarterly, 64 #2 (2014), 793–807.
  • ‘Proclus and Theodore of Asine on female philosopher-rulers: Patriarchy, metempsychosis and women in the Neoplatonic commentary’, Ancient Philosophy 33 #2 (2013)
  • ‘Two Aristotelian Puzzles about Planets and their Neoplatonic Reception’, Apeiron ahead of print 2/8/13.
  • ‘An Octave of Straw’ (co-authored with John Bigelow),  Polis 29 no. 2 (2012)
  • Baltzly, D., 2010, Is Plato’s Timaeus panentheistic?, Sophia [P], vol 49, Springer Science, Netherlands, pp. 193-215.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2009, Gaia gets to know herself: Proclus on the world’s self-perception, Phronesis-A Journal For Ancient Philosophy [P], vol 54, issue 3, Brill, Netherlands, pp. 261-285.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2008, Mereological Modes of Being in Proclus, Ancient Philosophy, vol 28, issue 2, Mathesis Publications – Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, pp. 395-411.
  • Wendlandt, L., Baltzly, D.C., 2004, Knowing freedom: Epicurean philosophy beyond atomism and the swerve, Phronesis: a Journal for Ancient Philosophy, vol XLIX, issue 1, Brill Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 41-71.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2004, Melissus and the pluralists: a philosphical morality play, Diotima, vol 32, Evanghelos A. Moutsopoulos Ed. & Pub., Greece, pp. 32-46.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2004, The virtues and ‘becoming like god’: Alcinous to Proclus, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, vol XXVI, Oxford University Press Inc., New York USA, pp. 297-321.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2003, Peripatetic perversions: a neo-aristotelian account of the nature of sexual perversion, The Monist, vol 86, issue 1, The Hegeler Institute, La Salle USA, pp. 3-29.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2003, Stoic pantheism, Sophia: international journal for philosophy of religion, metaphysical theology and ethics, vol 42, issue 2, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Aldershot UK, pp. 3-33.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2002, What goes up: Proclus against Aristotle on the 5th element, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol 80, issue 3, Oxford University Press, Oxford UK, pp. 261-287.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2000, Moral Dilemmas are not a local issue, Philosophy Philosophy, vol 75 issue 292, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, pp. 245-263.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 1999, Ammonius on Aristotle on Interpretation with Bioethics on Aristotle on Interpretation, Blank and Kreteman (trans), Australasion Journal of Philosophy, vol 77 no 4, Oxford University Press, Oxford UK, pp. 521-523.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 1999, Aristotle and Platonic Dialectic in Metaphysics gamma 4, Apeiron: a journal of ancient philosophy and science, vol 23, 4, Academic Printing and Publishing, Edmonton Alberta Canada, pp. 171-202.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 1998, Who are the Mysterious Dogmatists of Adversus Mathematicos, Ancient Philosophy, vol 18 no 1, Mathesis Publications, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA, pp. 145-170.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 1997, Knowledge and belief in Republic V, Archiv fur geschichte der philosophie, vol 79, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 239-272.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 1997, Plato, Aristotle and the logoz ec tvu prsz p, Oxford studies in ancient philosophy, vol 15, Clarendon Press, Oxford UK, pp. 177-206.

Book Chapters

  • ‘Dialectic’ in The Continuum Companion to Plato, G. Press (ed). Continuum (2012)
  • ‘The ethics of celestial phyiscs in late antique Platonism’ in T. Buchheim and D.Meissner (eds), Body in Ancient Philosophy and Literature, De Gruyter (2015)
  • ‘Transformations of Pythagorean wisdom and psychic askêsis in Proclus’ Commentary on the Timaeus‘ in Almut-Barbara Renger and Alessandro Stavru (eds), Forms and Transfers of Pythagorean Knowledge: Askesis–Religion–Science (Harrassowitz: Wiesbaden, 2015)
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2009, Higher philosophy, in The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies, eds G. Boys-Stones, B. Graziosi and P. Vasunia, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 530-540.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2009, Proclus, in A history of Western Philosophy of Religion: Volume I – Ancient Philosophy and Religion, eds Graham Oppy and Nick Trakakis, Acumen Publishing, Durham, UK, pp. 263-275.
  • Baltzly, D.C., Eliopoulos, N., 2009, The classical ideals of friendship, in Friendship: A History, eds Barbara Caine, Equinox Publishing, London, UK, pp. 1-64.
  • Shortridge, A.P., Baltzly, D.C., 2008, Antiphon, in The Sophists: An Introduction, eds Patricia O’Grady, Duckworth Academic, London, pp. 83-92.
  • Baltzly, D.C., Tarrant, H.A., 2007, General introduction to the Commentary, in Proclus: Commentary on Plato’s Timaeus, vol1., eds Harold Tarrant, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 1-20.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2007, The Wrongness of Adultery: a Neo-Aristotelian Approach, in Sex and Ethics: essays on sexuality, virtue and the good life, eds Raja Halwani, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndsmill, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 190-201.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2006, Pathways to purification: the cathartic virtues in the Neoplatonic commentary tradition, in Reading Plato in Antiquity, eds Harold Tarrant, Dirk Baltzly, Duckworth Academic, London UK, pp. 169-184.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2001, Adunamic hedonism, in Power and Pleasure, Virtues and Vices, eds Dirk Baltzly, Dougal Blyth and Harold Tarrant, Department of Classics and Ancient History and Department of Philosophy, Auckland New Zealand, pp. 136-159.


  • Baltzly, D.C., 2003, Review of Proclus on the Eternity of the World, Greek text with introduction, translation and commentary by Helen Lang and A.D. Marco, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Brinmar College, USA.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2002, Review of Richard Sorabji, Emotion and Peace of Mind, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol 80, Routledge, UK, pp. 235-250.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 2001, Review of P. Hadot, The Inner Citadel, Mind, vol 110, Oxford University Press, UK, pp. 759-763.
  • Baltzly, D.C., 1998, Ataktos: a dialogue on Stoic ethics, Dirk Baltzly, 90 minutes, 12/8/98, Sydney NSW Australia.