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Dr Robert Wardy

Dr Robert Wardy

University Reader in Ancient Philosophy

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics and Philosophy at St Catharine's College

St Catharine's College
Cambridge
CB2 1RL

Office Phone: 01223 338321

Research Interests

Plato’s Symposium; Aristotelian natural philosophy, ethics and political theory 

Research Supervision

Recent areas supervised include: Scepticism; physics; various Platonic issues; Greek/Chinese comparative topics

Key Publications

Doing Greek Philosophy (London, 2005)
Aristotle in China: Language, Categories and Translation (London,  2000)
The Birth of Rhetoric: Gorgias, Plato and their successors  (London, 1996)

Upcoming events

The B Club

Feb 20, 2017

1.11

Archaeology Seminar

Feb 21, 2017

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Mycenaean Seminar

Feb 22, 2017

Literature Seminar

Feb 22, 2017

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Upcoming events

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Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to pylos.lecture@classics.cam.ac.uk by Monday 3 October.

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