|Born||1960 (age 61–62)|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|School||Ancient Greek philosophy|
|Doctoral advisor||Alan Code|
Christopher Bobonich (born February 8, 1960) is an American philosopher and a leading scholar of Ancient Greek philosophy, especially known for his work on Plato's Laws. He is currently Clarence Irving Lewis Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Classics (by courtesy) at Stanford University.
Education and career
Bobonich was born on February 8, 1960 in Southeastern Pennsylvania. He completed his BA in Government at Harvard University in 1981. He then went on to complete his MPhil (1983) in Philosophy at Cambridge University and his PhD in Philosophy at UC Berkeley (1990) under Alan Code, now his colleague at Stanford. He taught first at the University of Chicago, and, since 1996, at Stanford University.
- American philosophy
- List of American philosophers
- Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide (ed), (Cambridge Critical Guides), Cambridge University Press , 2010
- Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus (ed), (with P. Destrée), Brill Publishers, 2007
- Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics, Oxford University Press, 2002
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