Margaret Graver

Professor of Classical Studies
Aaron Lawrence Professor in Classics

Margaret Graver is Professor of Classical Studies at Dartmouth College. Educated at Brown University (Classics Ph.D. 1996) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA 1982), she taught at Princeton University for one year before joining the Dartmouth faculty in 1996. She regularly offers courses in ethical thought in antiquity, Plato, Aristotle, Latin literature including Lucretius, Cicero, and Seneca, and on Latin and Greek language.

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Margaret Graver's bookProfessor Graver is the author Stoicism and Emotion (Chicago, 2007 and 2009) and of Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4 (Chicago, 2002), as well as of numerous articles on the ethical psychology of the Stoics and Epicureans. She is currently collaborating with Professor A.A. Long of the University of California-Berkeley, on a complete annotated translation of Seneca’s Moral Epistles.

Read a weblog interview about Stoicism and Emotion here.

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310A Reed Hall
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B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. Brown University

Selected Publications

Stoicism and Emotion , (2007).

Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4 , (2002).

“Not Even Zeus: A Discussion of A. A. Long,” in Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life , Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, 25, (2003) 345-361.

“Managing Mental Pain: Epicurus vs. Aristippus on the Pre-rehearsal of Future Ills,” in Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy , 17 (2002) 155-77, 183-184.

“Philo of Alexandria and the Origins of the Stoic propatheiai, Phronesis , 44 (1999) 300-325.