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Skidmore College
Philosophy Department


Silvia Carli

Associate Professor & Acting Chair (spring '20)

Office: Ladd 214
Phone: (518) 580-5403
Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D.,  Boston University

Teaching and Research Interests:
Ancient Philosophy; History of Philosophy; Ethics; Philosophy and Literature; Philosophy of Mind/Epistemology


"Aristotle on Narrative Intelligence." Forthcoming in  Narrative, Philosophy and Life, ed. A. Speight  

“Aristotle on the Philosophical Elements of Historia.” Review of Metaphysics 65 (2), 2011: 321-349. 

“Poetry is more Philosophical than History: Aristotle on Mimesis and Form.” Review of Metaphysics 64 (2), 2010: 303-336. 

Book Review. Baracchi, Claudia.  Aristotle’s Ethics as First Philosophy.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2007. The Classical Bulletin 85 (1), 2010.

“Commentary on Lang’s ‘Body, Natural Things, and the Science of Nature,’” in J. J. Cleary & G. M. Gurtler (eds.), Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Vol. XXIV, Brill, 2009: 218-227.

Under Review

“The Love Affair between Poetry and Philosophy: Aristotle’s Poeticsand Human Identity”

Work in Progress:

"Historia in Aristotle's Philosophy"

"Aristotle on the Temporality of Human Life"