Richard Sorabji#


Richard Sorabji
Email:richard.sorabji 'at' philosophy.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:3738
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHILOSOPHY, THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Username:rsorabji
Homepage: http://www.richardsorabji.co.uk





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002 – Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 2000 – Professor Emeritus and Fellow of King's College, London
  • 2004 - 2007 and 2010 Graduate Center, City University of New York, visiting Professor
  • 2007 - 2009 Cyprus Global Distinguished Professor of Classics, New York University
  • 2000 - 2003 Professor of Rhetoric at Gresham College, London
  • 2001 - 2003 Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Dept of Philosophy
  • 2000 - 2003 Antonina S.Ranieri Distinguished Visiting Scholar, New York University
  • 1981 - 2000 Professor of Ancient Philosophy King's College London
  • 1991 - 1996 Director of the Institute of Classical Studies University of London
  • 1968 - 1969 Cornell University, associate professor

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of Greek and Roman Philosophy (all branches) to 600CE
  • Influence of Greek philosophy
  • Transmission of Greek to Arabic philosophy
  • Indian philosophy
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of physics and metaphysics

Honours and Awards
  • Fellow of the British Academy since 1989 (F.B.A.), in sections of Philosophy, Classics and up to 1994 Theology
  • Fellow of King’s College, from 1990
  • Fellow of King’s College, from 1990
  • Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College from 2002
  • C.B.E., awarded 1999, (for services to Ancient Philosophy)
  • Gifford Lectures 1996-1997, later published in 2000 as Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation (Oxford University Press)
  • Foreign honorary member American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1997
  • Foreign member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Arts and Sciences of Belgium, since 2008
  • Honorary Doctor of Letters, Union College Schenectady, 2007
  • Honorary Doctor of Letters, McGill University 2009
  • Festschriften:
    • 1. Ricardo Salles, ed., Metaphysics, Souls, and Ethics: Themes from the Work of Richard Sorabji, Oxford University Press, 2004
    • 2-3. Peter Adamson, Hans Baltussen, Martin Stone, eds., Philosophy, Science and Exegesis in Greek, Latin and Arabic Commentaries, 2 vols, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 2004

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