Lindsay Judson

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I studied Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford as an undergraduate and then wrote a doctoral thesis in Philosophy, on necessity, chance and explanation in Aristotle. I held college lecturerships at Pembroke, Jesus and Wadham, and have also taught at King's College London, the Open University, and Stanford University. I held a Junior Research Fellowship at Christ Church, and was appointed to an Associate Professorship in 1987.

Aristotle: Metaphysics Λ: A Translation and Commentary (Clarendon Aristotle Series, Oxford University Press, 2019)

'The Meno’, in Gail Fine (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Plato, 2nd edition (Oxford University Press, 2019), 161-81
‘Aristotle and Crossing the Boundaries between the Sciences’, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 101 (2019), 177-204

‘First Philosophy in Metaphysics Λ’, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 54 (2018), 227-77

‘Physics I.5’, in Diana Quarantotto (ed.), Aristotle’s Physics I: A Systematic Exploration (Cambridge University Press, 2018), 130-53
‘Hypotheses in Plato’s Meno’, Philosophical Inquiry 41 (2017), 29-39

‘Aristotle, Metaphysics Θ.8 1050b6-28’, Phronesis 61 (2016), 142-59

‘Aristotle’s Astrophysics’, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 49 (2015), 151-92


I work principally on Aristotle’s metaphysics and natural philosophy and on Plato. I am the General Editor of the Clarendon Aristotle Series and of Oxford Aristotle Studies.

I give lectures on Plato's Euthyphro and Meno for Classicists in years 1 and 2; I give tutorials on a number of ancient philosophy courses for various year groups, including Early Greek Philosophy, Plato's Republic, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, and Aristotle on Nature, Life and Mind, I give graduate supervisions on a wide variety of topics in Ancient Philosophy.