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ยป Professor Lindsay Judson

Professor Lindsay Judson

Dr Lindsay JudsonQualifications

MA, DPhil

Role or Position

Official Student and Tutor in Philosophy

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Academic Background

I studied at Corpus Christi College, Oxford as an undergraduate (Classics) and then as a graduate (Philosophy); my DPhil thesis was on necessity, chance and explanation in Aristotle.  I held college lecturerships at Pembroke, Jesus and Wadham, and have taught at King's College London, and at the Open University.  I held a Junior Research Fellowship at Christ Church 1984-7, and was appointed to an Official Studentship here in 1987.  

Undergraduate Teaching

I teach most of the Greek philosophy courses on the Oxford syllabus, as well as 17th and 18th century Philosophy, Ethics and Philosophy of Religion.

Research Interests

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato and Aristotle.

Recent publications include:

Lindsay Judson and Vassilis Karasmanis (eds), Remembering Socrates: Philosophical Essays (Oxford University Press, 2006)
‘Aristotelian Teleology’, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 29 (2005)
‘Formlessness and the Priority of Form: Metaphysics Zeta 7-9 and Lambda 3’, in David Charles and Michael Frede (eds),
Aristotle’s Metaphysics Lambda (Oxford University Press, 2000)
I am the General Editor of the Clarendon Aristotle Series (
and, with Julia Annas, of Oxford Aristotle Studies (


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