Department of Philosophy

Faculty

Deborah Modrak

Professor of Philosophy
PhD, University of Chicago
deborah.modrak@rochester.edu

527 Lattimore Hall
(585) 275-8111

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m., and by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Aristotle; History of Ancient Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHL 171  Philosophical Foundations of Feminism
  • PHL 521  Aristotle Seminar

Selected Publications

  • "Perception and Judgment in the Theaetetus," Phronesis, 1981
  • Aristotle: The Power of Perception, 1987
  • "Aristotle on How We Think," Proceedings on the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy vol. 2, 1987
  • "Aristotle on the Difference between Mathematics and Physics and First Philosophy," in Nature, Knowledge and Virtue: Essays in Memory of Joan Kung, eds. R. Kraut and T. Penner, 1989
  • "Aristotle The First Cognitivist?," Apeiron 23, 1990
  • "The Nous - Body Problem in Aristotle," Review of Metaphysics, 1991
  • Aristotle's Theory of Language and Meaning (Cambridge University Press, 2001)