Jill P. Gordon
Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy
4554 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8845
M.A. in Philosophy, Brown University
B.A. double major in Economics and Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College
Areas of Expertise
- Ancient philosophy
- Social and political philosophy
- African-American philosophy
Courses Currently Teaching
|PL111 A||Central Philosophical Issues: Self and Society|
|PL213 A||Philosophical Inquiries into Race|
|PL231 A||History of Ancient Greek Philosophy|
|PL277 A||Reuman Reading Group|
|PL401 A||Philosophy Colloquium I|
|PL402 A||Philosophy Colloquium II|
2."Eros in Plato's Republic." In this paper, I work through special issues presented by the Republic regarding erotic desire, issues not taken up in my recent monograph on the topic.
Interview, New Books Networkabout Plato's Erotic World...
"Eros, Logos, and Ontos,"Perspectives in Political Science, Symposium Issue on Catherine Zuckert's Plato's Philosophers, 40:1-3, 2011
"Erotic Desire and Courage: Taking Another Look at Parmenides", Ancient Philosophy, 30:2, Fall 2010.
Continuum Companion to Plato, entries: "Literary Composition" and "Socrates (Character)," forthcoming, 2012.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, entry: "Platonic Love." 2009. "What Should White Faculty Do?"
"What Should White Faculty Do?"Journal of Higher Education, 12:3, June 2007, 337-347.
"In the Image of Plato," in Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato's Many Devices, ed. Gary Alan Scott, (Northwestern University Press), 2007, 212-237.
"Eros in Plato's Timaeus," Epoche: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, 9:2, Spring 2005, 255-278.
"Self-Knowledge in 'Another Woman'," in Woody Allen and Philosophy, edited by Mark T. Conard and Aeon J. Skoble, (Chicago: Open Court Press), 2004.
"Eros and Philosophical Seduction in the Alcibiades I," Ancient Philosophy, 23:1, Spring 2003, 11-30.
"Race, Speech, and a Hostile Educational Environment: What Color is Free Speech?," co-authored with Markus Johnson, Journal of Social Philosophy, 34:3, Fall 2003, 414-436.
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