Seth N. Jaffe received his BA from Bowdoin College, his MSc from the London School of Economics, and his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2012, with a thesis entitled “Thucydides on the Outbreak of War.” His research focuses on Classical political thought, Greek historiography, the history of international political thought, international relations theory and the causes of war, and the uses of ancient thought in critiques of modernity. During his fellowship at Topoi (July – August 2015) Seth N. Jaffe dealed with topics related to political order in Thucydides` History and conduct research on the subject of naval supremacy in antiquity.

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