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Name Sara Brill
Position Professor
Institutional Affiliation Fairfield University
Latitude 41.1612
Longitude -73.2542
Research Interests

Plato, Aristotle, Tragedy, Women in Classical Literature, and Ancient Medicine and Philosophy

Websites https://facultyprofile.fairfield.edu/?uname=sbrill


• Antiquities beyond Humanism, co-edited with Emanuela Bianchi and Brooke Holmes, under contract, Oxford University Press.
• Plato on the Limits of Human Life, Indiana University Press, 2013

Articles and Chapters in Edited Volumes
• “Aristotle’s Meta-zoology” in Antiquities beyond Humanism. Ed. Bianchi, Brill and Holmes. Oxford University Press, under contract.
• “Between Biography and Biology: Bios and Self-Knowledge in Plato’s Republic and Phaedrus” in Knowledge and Ignorance of the Self in Platonic Philosophy. Ed. Ambury and German, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
• “Greek Philosophy in the 21st Century” Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford University Press, forthcoming
• “Autochthony, Sexual Reproduction and Political Life in the Statesman Myth” in Plato’s Statesman: Dialectics, Myth, Politics Ed. John Sallis. State University of New York Press, forthcoming.
• “Political Pathology in Plato’s Republic.” Apeiron 49(2), 2015, 127-161.
• “Animality And Sexual Difference in the Timaeus’ in Plato’s Animals: Gadflies, Stingrays and other Philosophical Beasts. Ed. Michael Naas and Jeremy Bell. Indiana University Press, 2015, 161-178.
• “Plato’s Critical Theory” Epoché, 17(2), 2013, 233-248.
• ‘A Soul Superlatively Natural’: Psychic Excess in Laws 10, in Force and Truth: Essays on Plato’s Laws, Ed. Eric Sanday and Gregory Recco, Indiana University Press, 2013, 189-214.
• “The Prosthetic Cosmos: Elizabeth Grosz’s Ecology of the Future” Philosophy Today, Spring 2012, 55: 245-254.
• “Psychology and Legislation in Plato’s Laws” Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 26(2010), 211-242.
• “Violence and Vulnerability in Aeschylus’ Suppliants” in Logos and Mythos: Philosophical Essays in Greek Literature ed. William Wians. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009, 161-180.
• “Politics and Exorbitant Platonism” Epoché, 13(2), 2009, 385-395
• “The Geography of Finitude: Myth and Earth in Plato’s Phaedo,” International Philosophical Quarterly, 49:1(193), 2009, 5-23
• “Alive and Sleepless: The Politics of Immortality in Republic X”, Polis, 24:2 2007, 231-261
• “Aphrodite’s Wrath: Eros in Euripides’ Hippolytus”, Symposium, 10th anniversary issue on Feminist Perspectives on Eros, 11:2, Fall 2007, 275-295
• “Medical Moderation in Plato’s Symposium”, Studies in the History of Ethics, Symposium on Bioethics, www.historyofethics.org, November, 2006
• “Diagnosis and the Divided Line: Pharmacological Concerns in Plato’s Republic.” Epoché, 9:2, Spring 2005, 297-315

In Progress
• Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life, monograph

Book Reviews and Review Articles
• Book Review, Max Statkiewicz’s Rhapsody of Philosophy: Dialogues with Plato in Contemporary Thought. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Summer 2010.
• “Socratic Phusis, Socratic Praxis” article-length book review for Research in Phenomenology, 37:3, 2007, 456-463."
from http://fairfield.academia.edu/SaraBrill/CurriculumVitae on 6-21-17.

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