Christine J. Thomas

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Philosophy


Thornton, Room 310
HB 6035




  • B.A. University of Colorado
  • M.A. Cornell University
  • Ph.D. Cornell University

Selected Publications

  • 'Plato on Metaphysical Explanation: Does 'Participating' Mean Nothing?', Studia Philosophica Estonica - Special Issue on Aristotelian Metaphysics: Essence and Ground, Sirkel and Tahko (eds.), 7.2 (2014) 168-194.

  • 'Plato on Action' in A Companion to the Philosophy of Action, O'Connor and Sandis (eds.), Blackwell Publishing (2010) 429-438.

  • 'Paradigms and Politics in Plato's Statesman: Commentary on El Murr', The Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 25 (2010) 136-145.

  • 'Speaking of Something: Plato's Sophist and Plato's Beard', Canadian Journal of Philosophy 38:4 (2008) 631-668.

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Works In Progress

'The Value of Mathematics for Plato's Philosopher'

'Plato's Functionalism About Names'

'Plato's Paradigmatism'