Event Date: 4 March 2019
UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL
The Aristotelian Society presents:
Dr Sophia Connell (Birkbeck) – Care and Parenting in Aristotelian Ethics
Sophia Connell is lecturer in ancient philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. She did her MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge. She is a former Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge and taught philosophy in Cambridge for many years, receiving the Pilkington Prize for teaching excellence in 2016. Her main research interests are ancient Greek philosophy and the history of analytic philosophy. She has published Aristotle on Female Animals: Study of the Generation of Animals (Cambridge University Press) in 2016 and is working on a philosophical commentary of key portions of the same Aristotelian treatise. Her current research focuses on the relationship between Aristotle’s natural and political sciences, in particular how our biology impacts on morality and ethics. She is also busy editing The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle’s Biology (2019) and the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Special Issue on 20th Century Women Philosophers.