Role or Position
Official Student and Tutor in Philosophy
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.
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.
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)