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Weed, Ronald
Institution: University of New Brunswick, Canada. E-mail address: Website (official page):

Woodruff, Paul B.
Institution: The University of Texas at Austin. E-mail: Website: Brief profile: Well-known for his influential articles on Socrates and Plato, Professor Woodruff has also published a critical edition of Plato's Hippias Major (1982) as well as translations of Plato’s Ion (1983) and (with Alexander Nehamas) Symposium (1989) and Phaedrus (1995). He has also written on topics in aesthetics and ethics and translated works by Euripides, Sophocles, and Thucydides. His recent publications include The Necessity of Theater (Oxford University Press, 2008), The Ajax Dilemma (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue (2d Edition, Oxford University Press, 2014). He has contributed to The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy (1999), A Companion to Aristotle (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), Cambridge Companion to Ancient Skepticism (2010), A Companion to Sophocles (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), and The Blackwell Companion to Ancient Aesthetics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015). He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and has twice directed NEH seminars on ancient philosophy. He is currently writing a book on the role of higher education in preparing students for leadership. Interests: Ethics, ancient philosophy, ancient Greek tragedy, aesthetics, philosophy and literature.