Ancient Philosophy Lab
Name: Naoya IWATA
Associate Professor in ancient philosophy, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University, Japan (University Website)
Specialization: Plato and Aristotle
Updated CV: here
2023–present, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University
2020–2023, Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, Fukuoka University
2018–20, British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
2016–18, Overseas Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
2015, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ancient Philosophy (‘Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies’ Project), Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
2015, PhD in ancient philosophy, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
2009, MA in ancient philosophy, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
2007, BA in philosophy, Faculty of Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University
3. Research Publications (English only)
2021, ‘Socrates’ First Voyage in the Phaedo’, History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis, vol. 24, issue 2, pp. 243–67.
2021, ‘Aristotle on Geometrical Potentialities’, Journal of the History of Philosophy, vol. 59, issue 3, pp. 371–97.
2020, ‘The Attunement Theory of the Soul in the Phaedo’, JASCA (Japan Studies in Classical Antiquity), vol. 4, pp. 35–52.
2018, ‘Plato’s Recollection Argument in the Philebus’, Rhizomata, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 189–212.
2016, ‘Plato’s Hypothetical Inquiry in the Meno’, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 24, issue 2, pp. 194–214.
2015, ‘Plato on Geometrical Hypothesis in the Meno’, Apeiron, vol. 48, issue 1, pp. 1–19.