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Dr. Robert C. Woods

Robert C. Woods

Associate Professor of Philosophy


B.A., University of Dublin, Trinity College
M.A., Tulane University
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Office Location: Blocker 229
Phone: 757-455-3233
Affiliation: Faculty
Department/s: Philosophy

Dr. Woods received his Ph.D. from Ohio State, specializing in ancient greek philosophy. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College.

(2012) Translation: Plato Laches

(2011) Text-book: An Introduction To Reasoning

(2011) Article: "Diagramming Objections To Independent Premises", Informal Logic 31.2

(2011) Translation: Plato Meno

(2011) Translation: Plato Republic Bks. 2-4 (excerpts)

(2011) Review: J. D. G. Evans, A Plato Primer, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.01.17

(2010) Article: "As Happy As Can Be: How Republic's Philosophers Fare Best By Ruling", Journal of Ancient Philosophy 4.1

(2010) Translation: Plato Republic Bk. 1

(2009) Review article: "Scepticism About A Sceptical Aristotle", Polis 26.1

(2009) Article: "The Last Temptation of the Philosopher Ruler", Journal of Ancient Philosophy 3.1

(2008) Review: Susan D. Collins, Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship, Auslegung 29.2

(2007) Translations: Plato Euthyphro, Socrates' Defense, Crito, and death scene from Phaedo

(2006) Review: D. Brendan Nagle, The Household as the Foundation of Aristotle's Polis, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.11.14

(2006) Review: Andres Rosler's Political Authority and Obligation in Aristotle, Polis 23.1

  • ancient philosophy
  • reasoning
  • happiness studies

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