People

Simon Shogry copy

Position

Tutorial Fellow, Brasenose College
Associate Professor, Faculty of Philosophy

Qualifications

Ph.D. Princeton University
B.A. Claremont McKenna College

Academic Background and Previous Positions

I earned my Ph.D. in 2016 in the Classical Philosophy Program of the Department of Philosophy at Princeton University. I also held a one-year appointment as Postdoctoral Research Associate at the same institution (2016-2017). At the end of my graduate career, I took up temporary teaching positions at the University of Pennsylvania (2015) and the College of New Jersey (2015-2016). In 2009, I received my B.A. in Philosophy and Government from Claremont McKenna College.

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

This year I am lecturing on Plato’s Theaetetus and Sophist (MT 17), Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics (HT 18), and Latin Philosophy (TT 18).

I will be leading tutorials on Plato’s Republic, the Theaetetus and Sophist, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, as well as the contemporary Ethics paper.

Graduate Teaching Areas

I welcome the prospect of working with graduate students on all aspects of ancient philosophy, especially Plato and the Stoics.

Research Interests

  • Epistemology and moral psychology in late Plato
  • Stoic epistemology, metaphysics, and moral psychology
  • Epicurean epistemology
  • Moral psychology and education in Aristotle

Work in Progress

“Creating a Mind Fit for Truth: the Stoic Account of the Kataleptic Impression”, forthcoming in Ancient Philosophy

E-mail

[email protected]