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Justin Vlasits, PhD

Assistant Professor



Building & Room:

1411 UH


Justin Vlasits is an Assistant Professor. He received his PhD in 2017 from the University of California, Berkeley and previously worked at the University of Tübingen.
Justin's main area of research is ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, with a special emphasis on logic and philosophy of science. He is also increasingly becoming interested in neglected women in early analytic philosophy such as Margaret MacDonald and Olga Hahn. Current projects include a translation of the fragments of Aristotle's lost works.
Selected Publications:
  • “The Puzzle of the Sophist”, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie (forthcoming)
  • “Margaret MacDonald’s Scientific Common-Sense Philosophy”, British Journal for the History of Philosophy (forthcoming)
  • “Division, Syllogistic, and Science in Prior Analytics I.31”, Ergo (forthcoming)
  • “Pyrrhonism and the Dialectical Methods: The Aims and Argument of Outlines of Pyrrhonism II”, History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 23 (2020), 225-252. Katja Maria Vogt and Justin Vlasits (eds.) Epistemology after Sextus Empiricus  (OUP, 2020).
  • "Mereology in Aristotle's Assertoric Syllogistic", History and Philosophy of Logic 40.1 (2019), 1-11.


PhD University of California, Berkeley, 2017