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Jed W. Atkins, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor of Classical Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and Chair of Classical Studies

Jed W. Atkins
Contact Info:
Office Location:  232 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 684-2695
Email Address:  

Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • CLST 210.01, THE GOOD LIFE Synopsis
    LSRC B101, TuTh 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
Office Hours:

T 4:00 - 5:00 PM and W1:30-2:30.
Meet by Zoom (link available on course websites and by request).
Education:

Ph.D., University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), 2009
M.Phil., University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), 2005
B.A., Bowdoin College, 2004
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
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, Johns Hopkins University Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  3. Atkins, JW, The argument on De Re Publica and the Songe de Scipion (Dream of Scipio), Les Études Philosophiques, vol. 99 no. 4 (Winter, 2011), pp. 455-469, CAIRN [doi] .
  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, Johns Hopkins University Press [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, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi]  [abs].
  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 (2015), Peyking University Press .
  10. Atkins, JW, Zeno's Republic, plato's Laws, and the early development of stoic natural law theory, Polis: the Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought, vol. 32 no. 1 (May, 2015), pp. 166-190, BRILL [doi]  [abs].
  11. Atkins, JW, Review of Catherine Steel, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Cicero (Cambridge, 2013) (June, 2014), The Classical Journal [Atkins%20on%20Steel.pdf] .

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