Arnold Brooks

Arnold Brooks
Research Interests: Ancient Physics and Epistemology, Skepticism, Philosophy of Mind

Previous Education

BA, Philosophy, Penn State University, 2006

MA, Humanities, University of Chicago, 2009

Interests

Ancient Physics, Metaphysics, and Ethics

Dissertation

Dissertation Title: “Change and Continuity in Aristotle's Physics 6

Dissertation Committee: Gabriel Lear, Pieter Sjoerd Hasper (Indiana, Bloomington), Benjamin Morrison (Princeton), Marko Malink (NYU)

Recent Courses

PHIL 25000 History of Philosophy I: Ancient Philosophy

(CLCV 22700)

An examination of ancient Greek philosophical texts that are foundational for Western philosophy, especially the work of Plato and Aristotle. Topics will include: the nature and possibility of knowledge and its role in human life; the nature of the soul; virtue; happiness and the human good.

Completion of the general education requirement in humanities.

2019-2020 Autumn
Category
Ancient Philosophy