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Academic eloquence and the end of Cicero's de finibus
(2015-03-01) - Journal article,
The paper considers why the structure of Cicero’s De Finibus implicitly favours the Academy, even though Cicero avoids a decision between the Stoic theory and Antiochus’ theory. Cicero’s educational aims require him to ...
Mystic cults in Magna Graecia : edited by Giovanni Casadio and Patricia A. Johnson
(2015) - Journal item,
Immortality in Empedocles
(2017-01) - Journal article,
The paper examines Empedocles’ attributions of immortality. I argue that Empedocles does not withhold immortality from the gods but rather has an unorthodox conception of what immortality is. Immortality does not mean, or ...
Soft hands, hard power : sponging off the empire of leisure (Virgil, Georgics 4)
(2018-11) - Journal article,
This article seeks to jumpstart the politico-historicist scholarship on Virgil's Georgics in the direction of Marxist criticism. I argue that the Georgics should be understood less as a battle site for intra-elite power ...