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Religious Studies

Werner, Daniel

Ph.D., Indiana University
B.A., Vassar College


Associate Professor

Department: Philosophy
Office: JFT 422
Phone: (845) 257-2315
E-mail: wernerd@newpaltz.edu

Teaching Interests

History of Philosophy (ancient through 20th century); value theory (philosophical questions regarding life, death, meaning, love, sex)

Research/Creative Activity

Ancient philosophy, esp. Plato

Publications

Myth and Philosophy in Plato’s Phaedrus (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

• “The Self-Seeing Soul in the Alcibiades I,” Ancient Philosophy 33 (2013, forthcoming)

• “Myth and the Structure of the Euthyphro,” International Philosophical Quarterly 52 (2012): 41-62

• “Plato on Madness and Philosophy,” Ancient Philosophy 31 (2011): 47-71.

• “Rhetoric and Philosophy in Plato’s Phaedrus,” Greece and Rome 57 (2010): 21-46.

• “Plato’s Epistemology in the Phaedrus,” Skepsis 18 (2007): 279-303.

• “Plato’s Phaedrus and the Problem of Unity,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 32 (2007): 91-137.

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

American Philosophical Association
American Association of Philosophy Teachers
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy

Link to CV