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Christopher C. Raymond Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Christopher C. Raymond received his AB in Philosophy from Brown University and his PhD in Philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin through the Joint Classics-Philosophy Graduate Program in Ancient Philosophy. His research focuses primarily on Plato, Aristotle, and their predecessors (literary and philosophical); he also has interests in 19th-century European philosophy, ethics, aesthetics, and Platonic reception.

  • AB, Brown University; PhD, University of Texas at Austin
  • At Vassar since 2013



  • PHIL 10. History of Western Philosophy: Ancient
  • PHIL 205. Nineteenth-Century European Philosophy
  • PHIL 320. Nietzsche and Morality

Selected Publications

Aidôs in Plato’s Charmides,” Ancient Philosophy 38, no. 1 (forthcoming).

“Shame and Virtue in Aristotle,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 53 (Winter 2017): 111–62.

“Nietzsche on Tragedy and Morality,” in D. Came (ed.), Nietzsche on Art and Life (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 57–79.


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