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Kevin CorriganSamuel Candler Dobbs Professor



  • Ph.D., Classics/Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • M.A., Classics/Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • B.A., Classics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, England

Teaching/Research Areas

  • Classics
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • History
  • Literature

Books Published

  • A Less Familiar Plato: From Phaedo to Philebus, Cambridge University Press in a new series Platonism and Religion, 2023.
  • A Text Worthy of Plotinus: The Correspondence of A. H. Armstrong, Paul Henry SJ, Hans-Rudolph Schwyzer, E.R. Dodds, Jean Trouillard, Jésus Igal, 1952-1989, Leuven: Leuven University Press (with Suzanne Stern-Gillet, José C. Baracat Jr.), 2022.
  • Love, Friendship, Beauty and the Good: Plato, Aristotle, and the later tradition, Wipf and Stock, Cascade Books, USA/UK, 2018.
  • Ennead VI 8, On the Free Will of the One, text, translation, and commentary, for Las Vegas/New York/Zurich: Parmenides Press, 2018 (with John D. Turner).
  • Reason, Faith and Otherness in Neoplatonic and early Christian Thought, Ashgate Press, UK.  2013.
  • Plato’s Parmenides and its heritage, Volume I: History and Interpretation from the Old Academy to Later Platonism and Gnosticism, SBL: Atlanta, 2010 (Leiden: Brill, 2011). 
  • Plato’s Parmenides and its heritage, Volume II: Reception in Patristic, Gnostic, and Christian Neoplatonic Texts, SBL: Atlanta, 2010 (Leiden: Brill, 2011).
  • Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century: Evagrius of Pontusand Gregory of Nyssa, Ashgate Press, UK, 2009
  • Reading Ancient Texts: Aristotle to Augustine, Brill, Leiden, 2007.
  • Plato's Dialectic at Play: Structure, Myth, and Argument in the Symposium (with Elena Glazov-Corrigan), Penn State Press, 2004.
  • Plotinus: a practical introduction to Neoplatonism, Purdue University Press, 2004.
  • The Life of St. Macrina by St. Gregory of Nyssa, , introduction and notes, Peregrina, Toronto, 1987. Reprinted 1989, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001 (Wipf and Stock, reprinted).
  • Plotinus' Theory of Matter - Evil and the Question of Substance: Plato, Aristotle, and Alexander of Aphrodisias, Peeters Press, Louvain, Belgium, 1996, pp. 485 and xviii.