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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

Religious Pollution: negotiating extremes in Greek antiquity

Oct 20, 2018

Faculty of Classics, Room G.19

B Club

Oct 22, 2018

1.11

Ancient History Seminar

Oct 22, 2018

G.21

The King with the Bling

Oct 23, 2018

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

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Gildersleeve Prize 2017

Oct 11, 2018

The Faculty is delighted to report that the Gildersleeve Prize in 2017 has been presented to Dr Max Leventhal.

Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

Jun 27, 2018

We are pleased to announce the second CREWS conference, to take place Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th of March 2019. ‘Exploring the Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Systems’ aims to look at writing systems’ place in society and culture.

The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

Jun 27, 2018

The Cambridge Philological Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a prize for the best submitted article by a graduate student or early-career researcher.

Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

Jun 22, 2018

Details of how to apply for this one year fixed term post are now available online, Closing date 23 July 2018.

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