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Skidmore College
Philosophy Department

Silvia Carli

Associate Professor

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; Philosophy of Love and Friendship; Recognition Theory


“Play a Little! Aristotle on Eutrapelia,” The Review of Metaphysics 296 (4) 2021: 465-495.

“Poetry and Historia” in The Poetics in its Aristotelian Context, eds. Pierre Destrée, Malcolm Heath, Dana L. Munteanu (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2020), 202-223.

“Partial truth in Aristotle’s Metaphysics,” International Philosophical Quarterly, 59 (3) 2019: 289-308.

Book Review. Eve Rabinoff, Perception in Aristotle’s Ethics (Evanston IL: Northwestern University Press, 2018), International Philosophical Quarterly 59 (1), 2019: 101-104.

“The Most Complete Activity,” International Philosophical Quarterly 58 (2), 2018: 191–208.

“Energeia and Being-in-time,” The Review of Metaphysics 71 (1), 2017: 45–63.

“The Temporality of Praxis in Aristotle,” Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter, 2015/16.1.

“The Love Affair between Poetry and Philosophy: Aristotle’s Poetics and Human Identity,” Southern Journal of Philosophy 53 (2), 2015: 151-177.

“Aristotle on Narrative Intelligence” in Narrative, Philosophy and Life (Boston Studies in Philosophy, Religion, and Public Life) ed. A. Speight (Springer, 2015), 103-118.

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

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

Book Review. Claudia Baracchi, 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 Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, eds. J. J. Cleary & G. M. Gurtler, Vol. XXIV (Brill, 2009): 218-227.