Douglas Campbell



Part-time Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream)


St. George, UTSC,

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  • PhD, Toronto

Doug defended his dissertation, “Circles and Rivets: Cosmology and Teleology in Plato’s Theory of the Soul,” in 2020. His research focuses on ancient Greek philosophy, usually specifically Plato’s cosmology and teleology, with upcoming projects on the later Platonic reception of the Timaeus. He has taught a variety of courses, both here at the University of Toronto and at Marianopolis College in Quebec, on ancient Greek and Indian philosophy, early modern philosophy, the meaning of life, and the ethics of social media.

Teaching in 2022-23

PHLC05 Ethical Theory
PHLC32 Topics in Ancient Philosophy: Aristotle

Research Interests:

Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Indian Philosophy


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