Emily Austin

Associate Professor
Bitove Family Faculty Fellow
Office: B303 Tribble Hall
Phone: 336-758-4554
e-mail: austinea@wfu.edu

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Bio

Emily Austin joined the Wake Forest Philosophy Department in Fall 2009 after receiving her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.  She specializes in Ancient Greek Philosophy.

Publications

  • “The Moral Psychology of Patriotism in Plato’s Protagoras,” forthcoming in Apeiron.
  • “Legislating Immortality in Plato’s Republic,’ Ancient Philosophy, 36: 133-150 (2016).
  • “Plato on Grief as a Mental Disorder,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 98. 1: 1-20 (2016).
  • “Self-Defense, Corpses, and Immortality: Callicles’ Fear of Death in the Gorgias,Ancient Philosophy 33.1:33-52 (2013)
  • “Epicurus and the Politics of Fearing Death,” Apeiron 45. 2: 109-129 (2012).
  • “Malice and Public Refutation in the Philebus,” History of Philosophy Quarterly, 29. 2: 125-139 (2012).
  • “Prudence and the Fear of Death in Plato’s Apology,” Ancient Philosophy 30: 39-55 (2010).
For a complete list of publications, see CV.

Courses

  • PHI   164   Contemporary Moral Problems
  • PHI   232   Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • PHI   331   Plato
  • PHI   280   Hellenistic Philosophy
  • PHI   332   Aristotle
  • PHI   360   Ethics
  • FYS  100   Death