Professor Emeritus — PhD, Yale
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Classics
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Phone: 512-471-6749
- Office: WAG 200C
- Office Hours: By appointment only
- Campus Mail Code: C3500
Fields: ancient philosophy, early Greek science, linguistic theory, Modern Greek studies
An internationally renowned specialist in the pre-Socratics and ancient Greek cosmology, he has published widely in classics, ancient philosophy, ancient science, and linguistics. He is author of The Route of Parmenides (1970; expanded and revised edn. Parmenides Publishing, 2008), and editor of an influential collection on The Pre-Socratics (revised edition, Princeton, 1993). He founded, and for many years directed, the Joint Classics-Philosophy Program in Ancient Philosophy. He has held major academic fellowships, NEH, ACLS, and Guggenheim; has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, N.J.; and has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Athens, Greece (1994), and inducted as corresponding member of the Academy of Athens, Greece (2000).
C C 348 • Hist Of Ancient Philosophy
TTH 1230pm-200pm WAG 302
C C 348 Topics in Ancient Civilization:
The development and progress of ancient civilization, including history, philosophy, literature, and culture. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is required.
GK 390 • Three Ancient Cosmologists
TH 500pm-800pm WAG 210
(also listed as
PHL 381 )
GK 390 Seminar in Classical Studies:
Selected topics in Greek studies. Topics given in recent years include Mycenaean documents, Aristotle's ethics, Archaic poetry, and Plato's Symposium.