John M. Cooper (philosopher)
|Born||1939 (age 79–80)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Institutions||Princeton University, University of Pittsburgh|
|ancient philosophy, ethics|
Education and career
Cooper earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1967 and taught there until 1971, when he accepted a tenured position in philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught until he moved to Princeton in 1981. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2001.
He is the editor of the Hackett edition of the complete works of Plato, as well as author of Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus and a number of other books on ancient Greek philosophy.
- Reason and Human Good in Aristotle (Hackett, 1975)
- Reason and Emotion (1999)
- Knowledge, Nature, and the Good (2004)
- Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus (2012)
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