The Catholic University of America

Jeffrey Dirk Wilson

Collegiate Associate Professor of Philosophy


Office: Aquinas103C
Phone: (202) 319-5910 
Mailing address:

The Catholic University of America
School of Philosophy
Washington, DC 20064, USA


Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 2009

Areas of Interest

Ancient Greek Philosophy, Metaphysics, Political Philosophy

Curriculum vitae  

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"Pinocchio and the Puppet of Plato's Laws." In Civic Republicanism, Enlightenment and Modernity: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics. Edited by Geoffrey Kellow and Nevan Brady Leddy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.
"Wonder and the Discovery of Being: Homeric Myth and the Natural Genera of Early Greek Philosophy." The Review of Metaphysics 70 (March 2017): 411-33.

"Vico's Metaphysics of Poetic Wisdom." Clio 41, no. 3 (Summer 2012): 339-58

"A Consideration of Roland Barthes's The Pleasure of the Text. From an Erotics to an Agapics of Reading." International Philosophical Quarterly 56, no. 4 (December 2016): 469-86.