Professor Emerita in Philosophy at King’s College London
Honorary Professor in Philosophy at University College London
Bye-Fellow of Newnham College
MM McCabe works on ancient philosophy, ethics and the philosophy of medicine. Her publications focus on Plato, Aristotle and the pre-Socratics, with the occasional foray into Stoicism. She is the author of Plato on Punishment (1981); Plato’s Individuals (1994); Plato and his Predecessors: The Dramatisation of Reason (2000); and Platonic Conversations, a collection of published essays, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2015. She was educated at Oxford High School for Girls and Newnham College Cambridge. From 1981-1990 she was Fellow in Classics at New Hall, University of Cambridge; she moved to King's College London in October 1990; she retired in 2014. She has spent some extended periods in the USA: at Harvard, at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington DC, and at Princeton. From 2005-2008 she was a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellow. She was President of the British Philosophical Association 2009-12, and she will be President of the Mind Association 2016-7. She is the general editor of the Cambridge University Press series Studies in the Dialogues of Plato.