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Allan SilvermanProfessor
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B.A., Classics, The Ohio State University, (1978)
M.A., Greek, University of California, Berkeley (1980)
Ph.D., Classical Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley (1985)

Allan Silverman is professor of philosophy at The Ohio State University specializing in ancient philosophy, metaphysics, ethics, and late Wittgenstein. He is author of The Dialectic of Essence: A Study of Plato's Metaphysics (Princeton University Press, 2003). His articles have appeared in Social Philosophy and Policy, the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, and Classical Quarterly.

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Mershon Project
Demiurgic Politics: Practical Reason in Political Decision Making (2016-17)
Risk and Security, with Ellen Peters and Christopher Gelpi (2015-16)
Demiurgic Politics: The Republic and Timaeus (2005-06 (pdf), 2008-09)