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faculty photo imageMargaret Scharle

Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
Philosophy Department
Division of Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, and Linguistics

Margaret Scharle (PhD 2005, UCLA) works in ancient philosophy, with special interest in Aristotelian natural philosophy. Her papers have appeared in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Phronesis, and Apeiron, and most recently in Theory and Practice in Aristotle's Natural Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and in Aristotle's Physics, A Critical Guide (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Her current projects include papers on Aristotle’s Generation and Corruption II.4 and on Aristotle’s use of protreptic rhetoric in his natural philosophy. She and a senior philosophy major were awarded a Ruby-Lankford Grant for Collaborative Research in the Humanities to co-author a paper on teleology in Aristotle’s Politics. They recently presented their work at the American Philosophical Association meeting in San Francisco. 

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