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Jacob Stump

Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy

Jacob Stump received his PhD in 2017 from the University of Toronto. He writes about moral psychology in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. He is a member of the Mellon Philosophy as a Way of Life Project and leads the Philosophy as a Way of Life Working Group at Northeastern. He is Faculty-in-Residence for the Honors Program. He is currently writing on eros in Plato: what it is, its relationship to beauty and pleasure and happiness, and its influence on evaluative reasoning.

College of Social Sciences and Humanities Outstanding Teaching Award, 2020-21

Stump, J. 2020. “On Socrates’ Project of Philosophical Conversion”. Philosophers’ Imprint 20 (32): 1-19.

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  • Philosophy of Emotions

    PHIL 2305