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Jed W. Atkins, Assistant Professor

Jed W. Atkins

Cicero; Greek, Roman, and early Christian political and moral philosophy; history of political thought

Contact Info:
Office Location:  232 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 684-2695
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Spring 2018):

  • CLST 278.01, ROMAN POLITICAL THOUGHT Synopsis
    Allen 103, MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
    (also cross-listed as ETHICS 276.01, HISTORY 262.01, POLSCI 278.01)
  • LATIN 580.01, LATIN LITERATURE SURVEY Synopsis
    Allen 229, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
Office Hours:

MW 3:00-4:00 PM
Education:

Ph.D.University of Cambridge (UK)2009
M.Phil.University of Cambridge (UK)2005
B.A. Bowdoin College2004
Specialties:

Cicero
Greek and Roman political philosophy and ethics
The history of political thought
Research Interests: Cicero; Greek, Roman, and early Christian political and moral philosophy; history of political thought

Cicero; Greek, Roman, and early Christian political and moral philosophy; history of political thought

Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Robert F. Dudley  
  • Carl E Young  
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Atkins, JW, Cicero on Politics and the Limits of Reason: The Republic and Laws (Fall, 2013), Cambridge University Press [9781107043589]  [abs]
  2. Atkins, JW, The Officia of St. Ambrose's De officiis, Journal of Early Christian Studies, vol. 19 no. 1 (Spring, 2011), pp. 49-77, ISSN 1067-6341 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  3. Atkins, JW; Atkins, JW, L'argument du De Re Publica et le Songe de ScipionL'argument du De Republica et le Songe de Scipion, Les etudes philosophiques, vol. 99 no. 4 (Winter, 2011), pp. 455-469
  4. Atkins, JW, Greek and Roman Political Philosophy, in Oxford Bibliographies in "Classics", edited by Dee Clayman (Fall, 2012), Oxford University Press (Li nk.)
  5. Atkins, JW, Cicero on the Relationship between Plato’s Republic and Laws, in Ancient Approaches to Plato’s Republic, BICS Supplement 117, edited by Sheppard, A (2013), pp. 15-34
  6. Atkins, JW, Euripides’s Orestes and the Concept of Conscience in Greek Philosophy, Journal of the history of ideas, vol. 75 no. 1 (January, 2014), pp. 1-22 [doi]
  7. Atkins, JW, A revolutionary doctrine? Cicero's natural right teaching in Mably and Burke, Classical Receptions Journal, vol. 6 no. 2 (Summer, 2014), pp. 177-197, ISSN 1759-5134 [doi]
  8. Atkins, JW, Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106–43 BCE), in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, edited by Gibbons, M (2014), pp. 489-498, Wiley-Blackwell
  9. Atkins, JW, Constitution and Empire in Roman Republican Thought, in Rome, Museums and World Civilizations (2014), Peyking University Press
  10. Atkins, JW, Zeno’s Republic, Plato’s Laws, and the Early Development of Stoic Natural Law Theory, Polis, vol. 32 no. 1 (2015), pp. 166-190, ISSN 0142-257X [doi]
  11. Atkins, JW, Review of Catherine Steel, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Cicero (Cambridge, 2013) (June 6, 2014), The Classical Journal [Atkins%20on%20Steel.pdf]
Conferences Organized

  • Panel Organizer & Participant : UK Classical Association Annual Conference. April 2009, Panel Organizer & Participant : UK Classical Association Annual Conference, April, 2009  

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