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Henry Teloh

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Classics

Research Area

Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Social and Political Philosophy

Current Research

Professor Teloh is currently working on a book about Plato's Gorgias.

Recent Courses

Professor Teloh regularly teaches courses in Ancient Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, and Ethics. Recent seminars include Plato's Early Dialogues, Aristotle's Ethics, Plato's Republic, and Philosophy of Literature.


Ancient, Philosophy of Education, Social and Political

Representative publications

Socratic Education in Plato's Early Dialogues, University of Notre Dame Press, 1986: pp 241. 
The Development of Plato's Metaphysics, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1981: pp. 264. 
"The Importance of Interlocutors' Characters in Plato's Early Dialogues." Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, 2(1986): 25-38. 
"What Aristotle Should Have Said in Metaphysics Z." Southern Journal of Philosophy, 20.2.(1982):241-­256 
"The Universal in Aristotle." Apeiron 13(1979): 70-78.
"Human Nature, Psychic Energy, and Self-Actualization in Plato's Republic." Southern Journal of Philosophy 14.3(1976):345­-358 
"Parmenides and Plato's Parmenides, 131A-132C." Journal of the History of Philosophy, 14(1976): 125-130.
"Vulgar and a Philosophical Test for Justice in Plato's Republic." Southern Journal of Philosophy, 13.4(1975):499-­510