Philosophy: Ancient philosophy especially Plato's metaphysics, epistemology and ethics; ethics; the philosophy of medicine
About this Fellow
Art and society in the Roman Empire: Roman mosaics as documents of social and cultural history; the art of the Roman banquet; the imagery of spectacular entertainments
- Professor Emerita, Department of Classics, McMaster University
Classics, in particular: ancient and medieval ideas on language; the use of value terms in public debate; cognitive approaches to Greek literature; innovation processes in antiquity, in particular their 'anchoring'
The exploration, through editions, commentaries, and exegeses, of un- or under-explored classical texts: mythography, ethnography, geography, oracular literature, astrology, medicine; Hellenistic and imperial poetry and prose