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Gerald Press
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. University of California, San Diego

Research Interests

  • History of Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • History of Ideas
Currently researching and writing two monographs: A Study of Plato's Charmides and a new monograph project dealing with Plato's Meno, Protagoras, Theaetetus, and Phaedrus.

Courses Recently Taught

  • Plato (Spring 2008)
  • Writing Philosophy (Fall 2006)
  • Plato (Spring 2005, Spring 2003)
  • Aristotle's Metaphysics (Spring 2001)

Representative Publications

Plato: A Guide for the Perplexed (2007)

Editor, Who Speaks For Plato? Studies in Platonic Anonymity (1999)

Editor, Plato's Dialogues: New Studies and Interpretations (1993)

"The Logic of Attributing Characters' Views to Plato"

"Plato" in The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

"The Dialogical Mode in Modern Plato Studies"

"Plato's Dialogues as Enactments"