EPAM: Jessica Moss
Ethics & Politics, Ancient & Modern is a Humanities Center Geballe Workshop concerning intersections between philosophy, classics, and political theory.
Presenter Jessica Moss is Professor of Philosophy. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University (2004). Her primary area of research is ancient philosophy, especially ethics and psychology. Her article “Akrasia and Perceptual Illusion” was chosen for The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best articles published in philosophy in 2009. Her book Aristotle on the Apparent Good: Perception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire was published by Oxford University Press in 2012. Moss has previously held positions at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oxford.