Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Philosophy - Philosophy, Science and the Sciences

Lloyd Gerson


Professor of Philosophy



Research interests: Ancient Greek philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, political philosophy. Recent books include:  From Plato to Platonism, forthcoming; Plotinus‘ Ennead V.5, That the Intelligibles are not External to the Intellect, Translation and Commentary, forthcoming;  Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity, 2 volumes (Cambridge, 2011); Ancient Epistemology (Cambridge University Press, 2009), Aristotle and Other Platonists (Cornell University Press, 2005); Neoplatonic Philosophy. Introductory Readings (with John Dillon)(Hackett, 2004); Knowing Persons. A Study in Plato (Oxford University Press, 2003); Aristotle. Critical Assessments. 4 volumes (Routledge, 1999); Hellenistic Philosophy. Introductory Readings (with Brad Inwood) (Hackett, 2nd edition 1997); Cambridge Companion to Plotinus (Cambridge University Press, 1996); Plotinus. Arguments of the Philosophers (Routledge, 1994); God and Greek Philosophy (Routledge, 1990).


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