Andrea Nightingale
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Andrea Nightingale

Professor of Classics

Andrea Nightingale works on Greek and Roman philosophy, literature, religion, and culture.  She has also taught and written on ecological writers and topics.  She has been awarded a fellowship at the Stanford Humanities Center, an ACLS Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.  She was a Harvard Senior Fellow for the Hellenic Center (2010-2014).  Her publications include Genres in Dialogue:  Plato and the Construct of Philosophy (Cambridge University Press);  Spectacles of Truth:  Theoria in its Cultural Context (Cambridge University Press);  Once out of Nature:  Augustine on Time and the Body (University of Chicago Press).  She has also co-edited (with David Sedley) Ancient Models of Mind:  Studies in Human and Divine Rationality (Cambridge University Press).  Her recent book, Philosophy and Religion in Plato's Dialogues, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press (Jan. 2021).  She has done 5 hour-long shows on Robert Harrison's radio show, "Entitled Opinions”:  The Philosophy of Epicurus, Plato’s Symposium, Melville's Moby Dick, A. J. Baker's The Peregrine, and Thoreau's Walden.  .

Research Interest(s)
Research Subfields
Ancient Philosophy and Science
Greek Language
Greek Literature
Office
Building 110, Room 209