Katja Vogt


Columbia University

A specialist in ancient philosophy and ethics as well as a recipient of the Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award, Professor Katja Vogt joined the Philosophy Department in 2002. She is the author of numerous articles, and of these books: Belief and Truth: A Skeptic Reading of Plato (forthcoming from Oxford, 2012), Law, Reason, and the Cosmic City: Political Philosophy in the Early Stoa (2008) and Skepsis und Lebenspraxis: Das pyrrhonische Leben ohne Meinungen (1998). She is the editor of Pyrrhonian Skepticism in Diogenes Laertius: Pyrrho (DL 9.61-116). Text and Translation (Greek-English) with Commentary and Essays (SAPERE Vol. XXVII, scheduled for 2014). In her next book project, Desiring the Good, she applies skeptical intuitions to questions about motivation and agency.