Douglas Hutchinson

Emeritus Professor
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BA (Queen’s), BPhil (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Research Interests:  
ancient philosophy, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Stoicism, and Hellenistic philosophy; the reception of ancient philosophical ideas in later philosophy and science; the application of ancient wisdom traditions for modern counselling practices; the science and politics of marijuana


— The Virtues of Aristotle (Routledge, 1986)

Introduction to The Epicurus Reader,  edd. Brad Inwood and L. P. Gerson (Hackett, 1994)

— “Aristotle’s ethics” in The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle, ed. Jonathan Barnes (Cambridge, 1995)

— Plato, Complete Works, edd. John Cooper and D. S. Hutchinson (Hackett, 1997)

— “Authenticating Aristotle’s Protrepticus“, with Monte Ransome Johnson, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy  25 (2005), pp. 193-294; and see

— Carlo Natali, Aristotle: His Life and School, ed. D. S. Hutchinson (Princeton, 2013)

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