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John  Sellars

Dr John Sellars

Research Project Officer (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle project)


John Sellars completed his PhD at the University of Warwick, not long after which he came to King’s as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow working on the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle project (2003-7). Away from King’s for 5 years, in 2012 he returned to take up a part-time role overseeing the Ancient Commentators project, which he has combined with a Lectureship in Philosophy at Birkbeck (2012-14), editorial work for the project at King’s (2014-17), and a Lectureship in Philosophy at Royal Holloway, University of London (2017-).

Research interests

  • Hellenistic Philosophy
  • Roman Philosophy
  • Renaissance Philosophy
  • The Reception of Stoicism in the History of Philosophy
  • Metaphilosophy, esp. Philosophy as a Way of Life 

Expertise and public engagement