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Jed W. Atkins, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor

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

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

Ph.D., University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), 2009
M.Phil., University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), 2005
B.A., Bowdoin College, 2004

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, L'argument du De Re Publica et le Songe de Scipion, 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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