Christopher Bobonich's Overview
Name:Christopher BobonichTitle:Clarence Irving Lewis Professor of PhilosophyDepartment:PhilosophyAdditional Appointments:Courtesy Professor Classics DepartmentStanford Philosophy Department Member:YesAreas of Specialization:Ancient Greek philosophyEmail Address:email@example.com
ContactView All Contact InformationOffice Number (physical):100 102HOffice Hours:Wednesday 10-12Research InterestsI work on topics in Greek ethics, political theory, psychology and related issues in epistemology and metaphysics. I’m currently working on a project about the relations between knowledge and action in Plato and Aristotle.Additional Information/ Links
Some Recent Publications
Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide ed. C. Bobonich
(Cambridge University Press, 2010).
Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: from Socrates to Plotinus
edd. C. Bobonich and P. Destrée, Brill (2007).
Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics. Oxford University Press (2002). Paperback published 2004.
Articles and Reviews
"Socrates and Eudaimonia" in The Cambridge Companion to Socrates, ed. D. Morrison (Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp. 293-332.
"Images of Irrationality" in Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide ed. C. Bobonich (Cambridge University Press, 2010), p. 149-171.
“Nicomachean Ethics VII.7: Akrasia and Self-Control” in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics Book VII (Proceedings of the 2005 Symposium Aristotelicum) Oxford University Press, (2009), pp. 130-56.
"Plato's Politics" in Oxford Handbook on Plato, ed. G. Fine, Oxford University Press, (2008), pp. 311-335.
"Plato on Akrasia and Knowing Your Own Mind" in Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: from Socrates to Plotinus in eds. C. Bobonich and P. Destrée, Brill (2007), pp. 41-60.
"Why Should Philosophers Rule? Plato's Laws and Aristotle's Protrepticus," Social Philosophy & Policy 24:2, (2007), 153-175. Reprinted in Freedom, Reason, and the Polis: Essays in Ancient Greek Political Philosophy, eds. D. Keyt and F. Miller, Cambridge University Press, 2007.