Recent Publications

Green, Steven. “How Many Ships does it Take to Sack Troy? Do the Math with the Ilias Latina”, Classical World 112 (2019), 161-8
Green, Steven. “Ilias Latina”, new entry for the online version of the Oxford Classical Dictionary (2019)
Hui, Andrew. A Theory of the Aphorism (Princeton University Press, 2019).
Hui, Andrew. “The Aphorism” New Literary History (forthcoming), invited for special issue on the short form
Keating, Malcolm. Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Mukula’s “Fundamentals of the Communicative Function” London: Bloomsbury (2019).
Keating, Malcolm. “Metaphor or Delusion? A Mīmāṃsaka’s Response to Conceptual Metaphor Theory.” Philosophy East and West (2019). doi: 10.1353/pew.0.0172
Walker, Matthew. “Knowledge, Action, and Virtue in Zhu Xi.” Philosophy East and West: A Quarterly of Comparative Philosophy 69 (2019): 515-534.
Walker, Matthew. “Punishment and Ethical Self-Cultivation in Confucius and Aristotle.” Law and Literature, for a special issue on “Law and Humanities in China,” ed. Marco Wan (forthcoming; published online March 27, 2019:
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Impersonal Attention as a Means of Self-Dissolution and Reformation’ for a special issue of Ratio (2018), guest edited by Shalini Sinha.
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Reason and Knowledge on the Path: A Protreptic Approach to the Bodhicaryāvatāra’ for Jonathan Gold, ed. Readings of the Bodhicaryāvatāra; under contract with Columbia University Press, 2018
Green, Steven. “Grattius and Augustus: Hunting for an Emperor”, in S.J. Green (ed.), Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet, Oxford (2018), 153-75.
Green, Steven. Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet, Oxford University Press (2018).
Green, Steven. “Seneca’s Augustus: (Re)calibrating the Imperial Model for a Young Prince”, in P.J. Goodman (ed.), Afterlives of Augustus: AD 14 – 2014, Cambridge (2018), 44-57.
Hui, Andrew. “Gems, Seeds, Silenus: Erasmus’s Theory of the Aphorism,” Erasmus Studies 38 (2018): 171-99
Mayer, Ernst Emanuel. “Tanti non emo, Sexte, piper: Pepper Prices, Roman Consumer Culture, and the Bulk of Indo-Roman Trade,” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 61:4, 2018, 560-589
Mayer, Ernst Emanuel. “The Plateia of Pessinus”. In: Pessinus and Its Regional Setting (Peeters 2018), 373-378
Muthukumaran, Sureshkumar. “Rice (Oryza sativa) in Early Historic Tamil ‘Cankam’ Texts.” In Weisskopf, A. et al (eds.) Archaeologies of Rice. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press (forthcoming).
Seo, Mira. “Review of A. Rodgerson, Vergil’s Ascanius: Imagining the Future in the Aeneid. Cambridge: 2017.” (Classical Review 68.1, 2018).
Walker, Matthew. Aristotle on the Uses of Contemplation (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
Carpenter, Amber. “Ethics Without Justice: Eliminating the Roots of Resentment” in A Mirror is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics, Jake Davis, ed. New York: Oxford University Press 2017.
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Illuminating Community: How to learn from India’s lack of a category for non-human animals’, in Oxford Philosophical Concepts: Animals, P. Adamson and F. Edwards, eds. OUP. 2017
Carpenter, Amber. “Perfect Knowledge and its Affects” in Plato’s Philebus: Proceedings of the IX Symposium Platonicum Pragense: Philebus, Jakub Jirsa, Filip Karfik and Štěpán Špinka, eds. Prague: OIKOYMENH 2017.
Carpenter, Amber. “The Saṁmitīyas and the Case of the Missing Who: A Buddhist Whodunit?”, in The Return of Consciousness – A New Science on Ancient Questions, A. Haag, ed. Ax:son Johnson Foundation 2017.
Carpenter, Amber. ‘The Unhappiness of the Great King’, Rereading Ancient Philosophy: Old Chestnuts and Sacred Cows. Verity Harte and Raphael Woolf, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2017.
Hui, Andrew. “The Many Returns of Philology: A State of the Field Report,” Journal of the History of Ideas 78 no. 1 (2017)
Hui, Andrew. “The Soundscape of the Dying Pagan Gods in Milton’s Nativity Ode” Modern Language Quarterly 78 no. 3 (2017)
Keating, Malcolm. ‘(Close) the Door, the King (is Going): The Development of Elliptical Resolution in Bhāṭṭa Mīmāṃsā,’ Journal of Indian Philosophy 45:5 (2017), 911-938.
Keating, Malcolm and Freschi, E. ‘How Do We Gather Knowledge through Language?’ Journal of World Philosophies, 2:1 (2017).
Keating, Malcolm. “Metonymy and Metaphor as Verbal Postulation: The Epistemic Status of Non-Literal Speech in Indian Philosophy”, in Journal of World Philosophies, Vol 6 (Summer 2017)
Keating, Malcolm. “The Literal/Non-Literal Distinction in Indian Philosophy,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Forthcoming)
Mayer, Ernst Emanuel. Review of D. Borbonus, Columbarium Tombs and Collective Identity in Augustan Rome (2014) American Journal of Archaeology 121.2, 2017
Seo, Mira. “Aesthetics of Enlightenment: Philosophical Continuity and Rhetorical Innovation in the Poetics of Roman Architecture,” in Poo, M. and Raphels, L., eds. Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries. Oxford University Press, 2017, pp.53-68.
Tarnopolsky, Christina. “Melancholia and Mania on the Campaign Trail 2016,” In Theory and Event, 20(1), January 2017.
Van Norden, Bryan W. Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017).
Van Norden, Bryan W. “Why the US Doesn’t Understand Chinese Thought—and Must,” The Conversation (2017).
Walker, Matthew. “How Narrow is Aristotle’s Contemplative Ideal?” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research; forthcoming
Carpenter, Amber. “… ‘and none of us deserving the cruelty or the grace’ – Buddhism and the Problem of Evil” for Engaging Buddhist Philosophy: A Cross-Cultural Approach to the Perennial Questions. Steven Emmanuel, ed. Columbia University Press.
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Illuminating Community: How to learn from India’s lack of a category for non-human animals’. Oxford Philosophical Concepts: Animals. P. Adamson and F. Edwards, eds.
Carpenter, Amber. “The Unhappiness of the Great King” for Rereading Ancient Philosophy, Cambridge University Press.
Green, Steven. “Recollections of a Heavenly Augustus: Memory and the Res Gestae in Seneca, Apocolocyntosis 10.1-2”, Mnemosyne 69 (2016), 685-90
Hui, Andrew. The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature, Fordham University Press, 2016.
Mayer, Ernst Emanuel. Review article: “Was there are a culture of the Roman plebs?” Journal of Roman Archaeology 29, 2016, 653-658
Hui, Andrew. “Dante’s Book of Shadows: Ombra in the Divine Comedy,” Dante Studies 134 (2016)
Keating, Malcolm. “Epistemology (Pramāṇas)” with Matthew R. Dasti, Oxford Bibliographies Online, Hinduism.
Keating, Malcolm. “Thinking about Embedded Metaphors,” Journal of Pragmatics, 88 (2016), pp.19-26.
Muthukumaran, Sureshkumar. Review of R. Darley, Indo-Byzantine Exchange: Fourth to Seventh Centuries, Dissertation Reviews Online.
Muthukumaran, Sureshkumar. “Review of R. Mairs, The Hellenistic Far East: archaeology, language, and identity in Greek Central Asia.” Journal of Hellenic Studies 136 (2016) 1-2.
Muthukumaran, Sureshkumar. “Tree Cotton (G. arboreum) in Babylonia.” In Foietta, E. et al (eds.) Cultural and Material Contacts in the Ancient Near East. Florence: Apice Libri, 2016, 98 – 105.
Van Norden, Bryan. “Principles, Virtues, or Detachment? Some Appreciative Reflection on Karen Stohr’s On Manners,” Dao 15:2 (June 2016): 227-239.
Van Norden, Bryan. “Problems and Prospects for the Study of Chinese Philosophy in the English-Speaking World,” APA Newsletter on the Status of Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies, 15:2, (Spring 2016): 23-26.
Van Norden, Bryan. “Zhuangzi’s Ironic Detachment and Political Commitment,” Dao 15:1 (March 2016): 1-17.
Van Norden, Bryan. “儒家伦理思想是否属于美德伦理学?” in 哲学评论 (武汉大学哲学学院编) 17 (2016): 206-222.
Walker, Matthew. “Confucian Worries about the Aristotelian Sophos,” in Moral and Intellectual Virtues in Western and Chinese Philosophy: The Turn Toward Virtue, ed. Chienkuo Mi, Michael Slote, and Ernest Sosa (New York: Routledge, 2016), 196-213. (Invited chapter.)
Walker, Matthew. “The Functions of Apollodorus,” in Plato in Symposium: Selected Papers from the Tenth Symposium Platonicum, ed. Mauro Tulli and Michael Erler (Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2016), 110-116.
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Perfect Knowledge and its Affects’ in Plato’s Philebus. Edited by Jakub Jirsa and Štěpán Špinka. Prague: OIKOYMENH 2015
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Persons Keeping Their Karma Together’ in The Moon Points Back: Analytic Philosophy and Asian Thought. Garfield, Priest and Tanaka, eds. New York: Oxford University Press 2015
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Ranking Knowledge in Plato’s Philebus’, in Phronesis 60 (2015)
Hui, Andrew. “The Birth of Ruins in Quattrocento Adoration Paintings” I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 18.2 (2015)
Hui, Andrew. “Wordless Texts, Empty Hands: The Metaphysics and Materiality of Texts in Journey to the West” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 75.1 (2015)
Keating, Malcolm. ‘Thinking about Embedded Metaphors,’ Journal of Pragmatics, 88 (2015), 19-26.
Tarnopolsky, Christina. “Thumos and Rationality in Plato’s Republic.” In Global Affairs, 2015.
Carpenter, Amber. ‘Ethics of Substance’, in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume LXXXVIII (2014)
Green, Steven. Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries, Oxford University Press 2014.
Green, Steven. “Alternatives to Aeneas: Meditations on Leadership and Military Discipline in Virgil, Aeneid 9”, Proceedings of the Virgil Society 28 (2014), 99-122.
Muthukumaran, Suresh. “Between Archaeology and Text: The Origins of Rice Consumption and Cultivation in the Middle East and the Mediterranean.” Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, 24(1) (2014) 1-7.
Tarnopolsky, Christina. “The Event of Genre: Reading Plato’s Republic through the Lens of Satyr-Play.” In Theory and Event 17, March 2014.
Van Norden, Bryan. “Anthropocentric Realism about Values,” in Chenyang Li and Peimin Ni, eds., Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character: Engaging Joel J. Kupperman (State University of New York Press, 2014), pp. 65-96.
Van Norden, Bryan. “Mencius”, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2014 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).
Van Norden, Bryan. “Wang Yangming,” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2014), Edward N. Zalta (ed.)
Walker, Matthew. “Aristotle on the Utility and Choiceworthiness of Friends.” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 96 (2014): 151-182.