Professor of Philosophy
220C Mershon Center
1501 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201
- Ph.D., Classical Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley (1985)
- M.A., Greek, University of California, Berkeley (1980)
- B.A., Classics, The Ohio State University, (1978)
Allan Silverman is professor of philosophy at The Ohio State University specializing in ancient philosophy, metaphysics, ethics, and late Wittgenstein. He is author of The Dialectic of Essence: A Study of Plato's Metaphysics (Princeton University Press, 2003). His articles have appeared in Social Philosophy and Policy, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, and Classical Quarterly.
Demiurgic Politics: Practical Reason in Political Decision Making (2016-17)
Risk and Security, with Ellen Peters and Christopher Gelpi (2015-16)
Demiurgic Politics: The Republic and Timaeus (2005-06 (pdf), 2008-09)