UCL Philosophy


Keeling Scholar in Residence

The Keeling Scholar in Residence is an internationally renown scholar of ancient philosophy who is appointed as an honorary member of the UCL Philosophy Department. Professor MM McCabe will be the Keeling Scholar in Residence and Honorary Professor in the Philosophy Department for 2014-17.

Keeling Scholar-in-Residence 2014-2017

In Term 1 of the 2016-17 academic year Professor McCabe will run a graduate seminar on Plato's Euthydemus, and will provide some graduate supervision during the year. 

In the 2014-15 academic year, Prof McCabe ran a Graduate Seminar on Plato's Theatetus and in the 2015-16 ran a Graduate Seminar on Plato's Protagoras and its themes. 

Whilst Scholar in Residence, Prof McCabe has also been a Visiting Fellow in Philosophy at Princeton (Spring 2015) and a Visiting Fellow at Yale (Autumn 2015). In the 2016-17 academic year she will deliver the Sather Lectures at Berkeley. 


MM McCabe studied at Newnham College Cambridge and has taught at Cambridge and KCL where she is Professor Emerita. From October 2014 MM will be a Bye-Fellow of Newnham College Cambridge; she will be Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities at Princeton in Spring 2015, and in 2016/17 she will deliver the Sather Lectures at Berkeley. MM has written extensively in ancient philosophy, mainly on Plato, but also on the Presocratics, Socrates, Aristotle, the Stoics, and the philosophy of medicine.