Iakovos Vasiliou

Professor of Philosophy

City University of New York

Iakovos Vasiliou received his B.A. from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1993. Most of Vasiliou's research has been on Plato and Aristotle, but it extends to broader questions in ethics, epistemology and political philosophy. Before joining the faculty of Brooklyn College and of the CUNY Graduate Center, Iakovos Vasiliou taught at Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, and Georgia State University.

Professor Vasiliou's recent publications include "Aristotle, Agents, and Actions," in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: A Critical Guide, ed. Jon Miller (2011); "From the Phaedo to the Republic: Plato's Tripartite Soul and the Possibility of Non-Philosophical Virtue," in Plato and the Divided Self, eds. R. Barney, T. Brennan and C. Brittain (2011); "Platonic Virtue." Philosophy Compass (2011); and "18 Lectures on Plato and Aristotle," in The Bedside Baccalaureate, ed. David Ruble (2009).