- BA, University of Ottawa (Philosophy)
- MA, University of Ottawa (Philosophy)
Samuel’s research interests are primarily in the logic and metaphysics of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, and particularly those of Aristotle, Plotinus, and Proclus.
He completed his master’s thesis on Plotinus’ criticism of Aristotle’s Categories (Enneads VI.1-3) under the direction of Francisco Gonzalez.
He studies questions concerning the continuity of thought between Aristotle and later Platonists, focusing his attention on Aristotle’s logical works and Proclus. Secondary research interests include Medieval philosophy and contemporary metaphysics.
Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics