Benjamin Morison is Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Princeton University. In 1997 he received his PhD with a doctoral thesis on “Aristotle’s Concept of Place”. In 2008 he was Senior Fellow at the Excellence Cluster Topoi, research group (D-II) Physics & Metaphysics (Topoi 1). He has published a monograph, “On Location: Aristotle’s Concept of Place” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), and contributed to the Cambridge Companion to Galen (Cambridge: CUP, 2008). His main research interests include Ancient Philosophy and Logic and Philosophical Logic.

During his residence at Topoi (February to June 2014 and June 2015) he attended to the topic “The epistemology of ancient geometry: constructing in space”.


Further Activities

WiSe 2013/14 Guest lectures at Jonathan Beere’s seminar: “Philosophical Introduction to Ancient Mathematics”;
on Thursday, 10-12, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, Raum 3103