Thomas M. Tuozzo

Professor
Primary office:
785-864-2330
3080 Wescoe Hall


Major Interests

Ancient moral psychology

Plato

Aristotle

Pre-Socratics

Ancient theories of causation

Moral psychology

Representative Publications

Plato's Charmides. Positive Elenchus in a "Socratic" Dialogue. Cambridge University Press: New York and Cambridge, 2011.

"Aristotle and the Discovery of the Efficient Cause," in T. Schmalz, ed., Efficient Causation. Oxford Philosophical Concepts. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2014. Pp. 23-47.

"Aristotle's Theory of the Good and Its Causal Basis," Phronesis 40 (1995) 293-314.

Teaching Interests

  • Ancient philosophy Plato Aristotle Pre-Socratics Hellenistic philosophy Moral theory Moral psychology History of Ethics

Research Interests

  • Plato Aristotle Pre-Socratics Ancient moral psychology Ancient theories of causation

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