Paul Gooch

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Contact

Position:

Professor

Campus:

St. George,

Email Address:

Phone Number:

416-585-4414

Biography:

  • BA, Bishop’s University
  • MA, University of Toronto
  • PhD, University of Toronto

Paul Gooch’s research interests include ancient philosophy, especially Plato’s Socrates (ethics and moral psychology, esp. human appetites); philosophy of religion (esp. the problem of evil and theodicy, ethics, philosophical issues in biblical studies).

Research Interests:

Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion

Publications:

  • Partial Knowledge: Philosophical Studies in Paul (Univ of Notre Dame Press, 1987)
  • “A Mind to Love; Friends and Lovers in Ancient Greek Philosophy” (1995)
  • Reflections on Jesus and Socrates: Word and Silence (Yale University Press, 1996)
  • “Irony, Text and Artifact: Cross and Superscription in the Passion Narratives” (2000)
  • “Plato on Philosophy and Money” (2000)
  • “Law and Obedience in a Democratic Society: Some Lessons from Socrates and Jesus” (2000)
  • “Conscience” (2006)
  • “Paul, The Mind of Christ, and Philosophy” (2009)
  • “Some Puzzles about Happiness: Greek and Biblical Views” (2010)

Address:

Victoria College (room 109), 73 Queen Park's Crescent, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7