Organisation och personal

Olof Pettersson

forskare vid Filosofiska institutionen, Teoretisk filosofi; Anställda - Teoretisk filosofi

E-post:
Olof.Pettersson[AT-tecken]filosofi.uu.se
Telefon:
018-471 7303
Mobiltelefon:
070-6822546
Besöksadress:
Engelska parken, Thunbergsv. 3 H
Postadress:
Box 627
751 26 UPPSALA

Mina kurser

Biografi

Areas of Research: 

Ancient Philosophy, Plato, Language, Poetry, Politics, Ethics & Metaphysics.

Academic background and Education

2016 - ongoing: RJ-financed Research Project: “Rational Self-Government: An Investigation of Personal Autonomy and Its Platonic Origin”, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University.

2013-2015: Post.Doc., Plato and Poetry, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen

2013: Ph.D., Theoretical philosophy, Uppsala University

2010: Visiting Graduate Scholar at the Department of Classics, University of California at Berkeley

2009: M.A., Theoretical philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2006: B.A., Theoretical philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

1999-2003: Undergraduate studies in philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Södertörns University Collage


Selected Publications (*marks works recently submitted and under review)

“The Science of Philosophy: Discourse and Deception in Plato’s Sophist”, Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy.*

“Socrates’ Failure: Language and Lies in Plato’s Apology”, Defending a Philosophical Life: Readings of Plato’s Apology, Rowman and Littlefield.*

“Dangerous Voices: On Written and Spoken Discourse in Plato’s Protagoras”, Plato’s Protagoras: Essays on the Confrontation of Philosophy and Sophistry, Philosophical Studies Series, Springer.

"Introduction", Plato’s Protagoras: Essays on the Confrontation of Philosophy and Sophistry, Philosophical Studies Series, Springer, 2017.

Plato’s Protagoras: Essays on the Confrontation of Philosophy and Sophistry (ed.), Philosophical Studies Series, Springer, 2017.

Inaugural Lecture: The Language of Illusory Wisdom: Plato and Self-Understanding (monograph), CECTRRA, Forthcoming.

 “The Legacy of Hermes: Deception and Dialectic in Plato’s Cratylus”, Journal for Ancient Philosophy, Vol.10, No.1, 2016.

“Poetic Influence: On the Addressee of Poetry in Plato’s Republic”, Lethe: An International Journal for Philosophy, Politics and Art (forthcoming).

“Allt innehåll är obetydligt: Tre poetiska formuleringar som skulle kunna sammanfatta översättningens grundproblem”, Monad, Vol.1, No.1, 2015.

“Political Reluctance: On the Noble Lie in Plato’s Republic”, Elogos: Journal for Philosophy, Vol.21, 2014.

“Idle Talk: On Dialectic and Rhetoric in Plato's Protagoras”, Plato and Rhetoric: Proceedings from the Regional Meeting of the International Plato Society, Keio University, 2014.

“Plato on Necessity and Disorder”, Frontiers of Philosophy in China (Brill), Vol.8. No.4, 2013.

A Multiform Desire: A Study of Appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus (Dissertation), Uppsala: Department of Philosophy, 2013

“Language, Search and Aporia in Plato’s Seventh Letter”, Sophia Perennis, Vol.7, No.2, 2010

“Förberedande anmärkningar”, Autisktisk Kilskrift, Stockholm: Styx förlag, 2006.

”Deleuze och Platon: Filosofi som förvandling”, Glänta, No.1, 2004

”The Disruption of Society”, in 165DSL, Stockholm: Styx 2010

Selected Presentations

“The Language of Illusory Wisdom: Plato and Self-Understanding in an African context”, CECTRRA, Abuja (Nigeria), February 2016.

“Myth, Language and Self-Understanding in Plato’s Sophist”, Plato and Poetry Workshop, Athens, Greece, October 2015..

“Socrates’ Failure: Language and Lies in Plato’s Apology”, International Symposium, Bergen, Norway, June 2015.

“The Legacy of Hermes: Deception and Dialectics in Plato’s Cratylus”, Bergen, January 2015.

“Fighting Shadows: On the Language of Politics in Plato’s Apology”, Plato and Poetry Workshop, Athens, Greece, October 2014.

”Dangerous Voices: Written and Spoken Discourse in Plato’s Protagoras”, International Symposium, Bergen, Norway, June 2014

”The Hazards of the Voice: On Human Trust in Discursive Proficiency in Plato”, Bergen, Norway, May 2014

”Idle Talk: On Dialectic and Rhetoric in Plato's Protagoras”, Keio University, Japan, April 2014

”Hazardous Intercourse: Rhetoric, Poetry and Dialectic in Plato’s Protagoras”, Uppsala, Mars 2013

”Written and Spoken Discourse in Plato’s Protagoras”, Bergen, February 2013

”Plato’s Republic and the Ring of Gyges”, Bergen, November 2013

”Platon och Poesin”, Mini Conferance: Forskning pågår - Antikens filosofi , Uppsala, September 2013

”Reason and Appetite: The Psychology of Political Reluctance in Plato’s Republic”, Appetite, Voluntariness and Virtuous Action: A Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, Uppsala, May 2012

“Becoming Authentic: on Discourse and Deception in Plato’s Phaedrus”, PMP Research Seminar, University of Helsinki, February 2010

“Philosophy and Search in Plato’s Seventh Letter”, Townsend Working Group in Ancient Philosophy, Department of Classics, University of California at Berkeley, October 2010

“An Aporetic Notion of the Good - the Republic 505e”, University of Helsinki, Mars 2007

“Thinking Dead Thoughts: On the Vacuum of Love and the Parents of Eros in Plato and Sarah Kofman”, Åbo Academy, Mars 2007

“The Escaping Chôra”, The Nordic Phenomenology Symposium, Södertörn University-College, May 2005

Teaching and thesis-supervision

2013     The History of Political Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2013     Plato’s Timaeus, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2013     Ancient philosophy - Introduction, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2011     Thesis-supervision, Bachelor thesis (“Socrates’ Second Trial”), Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2010     Ancient philosophy - Introduction, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2007     Early Modern Philosophy - Introduction, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2007     Ancient and Medieval Philosophy - Introduction, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2006     Early Modern Philosophy - Introduction, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

2006     Ancient and Medieval Philosophy - Introduction, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

Scholarships and Grants

2013     Åke-Wiberg

2013     Birgit och Gad Rausings stiftelse för humanistisk forskning

2013     Pontus Wikner

2010     Sverige-Amerika Stiftelsen

2007     Göransson-Sandviken, G-H nation, Uppsala

2006     Kungliga Konsthögskolan (Konstnärligt utvecklingsmedel)

Learned Societies and other merits

2015     Ancient Philosophy Society

2013     The International Plato Society

2010     Platonsällskapet: Nordiskt Sällskap för Antikens Idétradition.

2006     Founder of Styx Publishings

References  

Professor Anthony A. Long, University of California at Berkeley

            aalong@berkeley.edu

            7233 Dwinelle Hall #2520

Berkeley, CA 94720-2520

USA

 

Professor Pauliina Remes, Uppsala University,

pauliina.remes@filosofi.uu.se

Filosofiska institutionen, Uppsala Universitet

Box 627, 751 26 Uppsala

 

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