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Our teachers

We intend to have regular courses in a seminar style with experienced and qualified teachers, as well as guest speaking events and panel discussions. Our first teacher is Martin Black.

 

Dr Martin Black

Martin graduated from Boston University in 2009 with a PHD in Philosophy on Plato that was supervised by Stanley Rosen. He has edited two volumes of Rosen’s selected essays and is currently editing his final work, an interpretation of Plato’s Phaedrus. Martin has also published essays on Plato, the crisis of modernity, and self-knowledge, and is working on a book on modernity and classical philosophy.

Over the last two decades, Martin has taught dozens of courses in philosophy, classics and political theory at universities and other institutions in the USA and Australia, including Boston College, Suffolk University and La Trobe University. Some of his essays are available here:

https://cis-au.academia.edu/MartinBlack


One of Our Teachers: PROFESSOR stanley Rosen (1929-2014)

Two member of the ISP committee studied for their PhD with Professor Stanley Rosen, the then Borden Parker Bowne Professor of Philosophy and Professor Emeritus at Boston University. Rosen wrote 19 books and over 150 articles on the core philosophical problems and philosophers, including works on Plato, Hegel, Nietzsche and Heidegger. An Introduction to his work is available here:

https://www.academia.edu/31732776/Introduction_to_Stanley_Rosen_Essays_in_Philosophy_Ancient

https://www.academia.edu/31732972/Introduction_to_Stanley_Rosen_Essays_in_Philosophy_Modern

Professor Rosen and some of his graduate students in 2008 (at his summer reading group, on the  Theaetetus ): from left to right: Kirsten McKillop, Jiang Qian, Abdur Rahman, Stanley Rosen, John Burmeister, Andy German, and Martin Black.

Professor Rosen and some of his graduate students in 2008 (at his summer reading group, on the Theaetetus): from left to right: Kirsten McKillop, Jiang Qian, Abdur Rahman, Stanley Rosen, John Burmeister, Andy German, and Martin Black.