Glenn Rawson

Alger Hall (ALG) 228
(401) 456-9766
grawson@ric.edu

Academic Background

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin (Adviser: Paul Woodruff)
B.A. Philosophy and Classics, Bucknell University (summa cum laude)

Courses Taught

First Year Seminar: Human Language and Human Nature
PHIL 200: Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 205: Introduction to Logic
PHIL 206: Ethics
PHIL 264: Great Ethical Traditions
PHIL 320: Philosophy of Science
PHIL 351: Plato, Aristotle, and Greek Philosophy
PHIL 353: Stoics, Epicureans, Skeptics and Hellenistic Philosophy
PHIL 355: Augustine, Aquinas and Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 356: Descartes, Hume, Kant and Modern Philosophy
PHIL 491-2: Independent Study I-II (Honors): Socratic Definitions

Specializations

Ancient Greek Philosophy

Selected Publications

"Critical Thinking in Higher Education, and Following the Arguments with Plato's Socrates." American Association of Philosophy Teachers' Studies in Pedagogy, vol. 2: Teaching Plato (January 2017)

"A Socratically Anti-'Platonic' Plato?" Review of S. Peterson, Socrates and Philosophy in the Dialogues of Plato (Cambridge University Press 2011). Classical Review 62:2 (2012)

"Can Virtue Be Taught?" In The Sophists: An Introduction, ed. P. O'Grady. London: Duckworth, 2008

"Platonic Recollection and Mental Pregnancy." Journal of the History of Philosophy 44/2 (2006)

"Socratic Humility." Philosophy Now 53 (2005)

"Teaching Ancient Philosophy Among the Remains of Ancient Greece." Teaching Philosophy 26/2 (2003)

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