Department of Philosophy

Dr. Evan Strevell

Teaching Professor, Philosophy Department

Dr. Strevell holds a B.A. from Southwestern University, an M.A. in the Liberal Arts from St. John's College (Santa Fe), and a Ph.D. from Department of Philosophy at Duquesne University (2016). 

Dr. Strevell's main interest is in Platonic and Aristotelian psychology. Current research focuses on (1) Aristotle's treatment of memory and how it is situated in and informs contemporary debates in the philosophy of memory and (2) the philosophy of perception with special emphasis on Aristotle’s De anima and debates about direct and indirect realism. 

He has taught upper division courses on Aristotle's Politics, Aristotle's On the Soul, Character Virtue in Plato and Aristotle, and Philosophy of Nature and Science in the Classical and Modern Periods.


Ancient Philosophy (with special emphasis on Aristotelian psychology), Issues in the Philosophy of Memory, History of Philosophy (with special emphasis on the querelle des Anciens et Modernes)

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