Professor Lindsay Judson

Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics
Official Student and Tutor in Philosophy

Qualifications

MA (1981), DPhil. (1986)

Academic Background

I studied Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford as an undergraduate and then wrote a doctoral thesis in Philosophy, on necessity, chance and explanation in Aristotle.  I held college lecturerships at Pembroke, Jesus and Wadham, and have also taught at King's College London, the Open University, and Stanford 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 Ethics and Early Modern Philosophy.

Research Interests

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato and Aristotle.

Recent and forthcoming publications include:

Books and Articles

Aristotle: Metaphysics Λ: A Translation and Commentary (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018)

‘Aristotle and Crossing the Boundaries between the Sciences’, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie (forthcoming 2018)

‘The Meno’, in Gail Fine (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Plato, 2nd edition (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018)

Physics I.5’, in Diana Quarantotto (ed.), Aristotle’s Physics I: A Systematic Exploration (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017)

‘Hypotheses in Plato’s Meno’, Philosophical Inquiry 41 (2017), 29-39

‘Aristotle, Metaphysics Θ.8 1050b6-28’, Phronesis 61 (2016), 142-59

‘Aristotle’s Astrophysics’, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 49 (2015), 151-92

 

Faculty of Philosophy Publications
General Editor of two series of research monographs: