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Lecturer in Classical Philosophy
Term time office hours: Term 3: By appointment; please email.
Research interests: Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato and the Presocratics.
Jenny read Classics at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. She remained in Cambridge for her graduate and postdoctoral work before moving to UCL in 2010. She works on Ancient Philosophy, with a focus on Presocratic and Platonic epistemology. Her first book, Likeness and Likelihood in the Presocratics and Plato (CUP, 2012) is a study of the philosophical development of the meaning of the Greek word eikos. Jenny has an interest in philosophical methodology and, in particular, in the interaction of form and content within ancient philosophical writing. At present, she is working on articles on several topics, including Xenophon's Socratic writings and Parmenides' physics and collaborating in a project on the Platonic Epistles.
- Likeness and Likelihood in the Presocratics and Plato (CUP 2012)
- Ancient Philosophy and Literature (Acumen, forthcoming)
Articles and Chapters:
- 'Pseudo-dialogue in Plato's Clitophon', CCJ vol.58 (2012), 1-22.
- ‘Neronian philosophy’ in E. Buckley and M. Dinter (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to the Neronian Age (2013)
- 'Chrysippus and Plato on the fragility of the head' in A. Long (ed.) Plato and the Stoics (CUP, forthcoming November 2013)
- 'Eikos in Plato's Phaedrus' in V. Wohl (ed.) Probabilities, Hypotheticals, and Counterfactuals in Ancient Greek Thought (CUP, forthcoming 2014)
- ‘Socrates: sources and interpretations’ in F. Sheffield and J. Warren (eds.) Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy (forthcoming)
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