North American Scholar

WORTHEN, Thomas DeVoe

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  • Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD): 1937-01-01
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 2016-09-20
  • Married: Janet Christine Nelson, 14 December 1963.
  • Professional Experience:

    ass. through assoc. prof., University of Arizona, 1967-1999

  • Dissertation:

    "Death in Plato" (U. of Washington, 1968).

  • Publications:

    “The Thucydides Syndrome. A New Hypothesis for the Cause of the Plague of Athens,” with A.D. Langmuir, J. Solomon, & C.G. Ray, New England Journ. of Medicine (Boston, MA Medical Soc.) (1985) 1027-30; “Χειρίαν, Ajax 494-95,” CP 69 (1974) 116-17; Death in Plato (Seattle; U. of Washington Press, 1968); “Pneumatic Action in the Klepsydra and Empedocles' Account of Breathing,” Isis 61 (1970) 520-30; “The Idea of Sky in Archaic Greek Poetry. ἐν δε τα τείρεα πάντα, τά τ' οὐρανος ἐστεφάνωται, Iliad 18.485,” Glotta 66 (1988) 1-19; “Herodotos's Report on Thales' Eclipse,” ElectronAnt 3 (1995-1997) n.p.; “Sokrates and Aristodemos, the αὐτόματοι ἀγαθοί of the Symposium: Gentlemen Go To Parties on Their Own Say-So,” NECJ 26 (1998-9) 15-21; The Myth of Replacement: Stars, Gods, and Order in the Universe (Tucson: U. of Arizona Press, 1991) REV: Isis 84 1993 133 A. Aveni.

  • Author: Ward W. Briggs, Jr.