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Encyclopedia > Julia Annas

Julia Annas (Ph.D., Harvard), Regents Professor of Philosophy, was at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, for fifteen years before coming to the University of Arizona. She specializes in almost every facet of ancient Greek philosophy, including Ethics, Psychology and Epistemology. Her current research interests are in Platonic ethics. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the founder and former editor of the annual journal, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... At many universities the honorary title of Distinguished Professor is given to a small number of members of the faculty who are recognized by colleagues throughout the world as leaders in their fields. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ... The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. ... Classical (or early) Greek philosophy focused on the role of reason and inquiry. ... Ethics (from the Ancient Greek ethikos, meaning arising from habit), a major branch of philosophy, is the study of value or quality. ... Psychology is an academic and applied field involving the study of the living mind, brain, and behavior. ... Epistemology or theory of knowledge is the branch of philosophy that studies the nature and scope of knowledge. ... The House of the Academy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ...


Platonic Ethics, Old and New (Cornell, 1999)

Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Scepticism (Cambridge, 1994), a translation with Jonathan Barnes.

The Morality of Happiness (Oxford, 1993)

Hellenistic Philosophy of Mind (California, 1992)

The Modes of Scepticism (Cambridge, 1985), with Jonathan Barnes.

An Introduction to Plato's Republic (Oxford, 1981)

Aristotle's Metaphysics Books M and N (Oxford, 1976), a translation with Introduction and Notes.


"Aristotle and Kant on Morality and Practical Reasoning" (Aristotle, Kant & The Stoics,ed. S. Ergstrom and J. Whiting, Cambridge 1996)

"Virtue and Eudaimonism" (Virtue and Vice, ed. E. Paul, J. Jaul and F. Miller, Cambridge, 1998)

"Prudence and Morality in Ancient and Modern Ethics" (Ethics, January 1995)

"Epicurus on Agency" (Passions and Perceptions, Cambridge, 1993)

"The Good Life and the Good Lives of Others" (The Good Life and the Human Good, Cambridge, 1992)

"Plato the Sceptic" (Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Supp. Vol., 1992).



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