Bryan Reece
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Department of Philosophy
170 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5R 2M8

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Courses Taught
As Instructor:
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
  • Aristotle
  • Freedom, Responsibility and Human Action
  • Human Nature
  • The Rationalists
As Tutorial Leader:
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
  • Later Medieval Philosophy
  • Early Medieval Philosophy
  • Bioethics

Here is my CV

I received my PhD in Philosophy in 2016 at the University of Toronto as part of the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Thesis: The Ontology, Etiology, and Moral Psychology of Action: Aristotle and Today [abstract]
Forthcoming work

‘Out of Thin Air? Diogenes of Apollonia on Causal Explanation,’ forthcoming in Hynek Bartos and Colin G. King (eds.), Heat, Pneuma and Soul in Ancient Philosophy and Medicine, Cambridge University Press. [abstract]

Work in progress
Monograph: Aristotle on the Causation of Action [abstract]
[Title removed for blind review] [abstract]
Formal Causes of Action: Towards a New Constitutive-Causal Theory [abstract]
Aristotle on Causation, Production, and Ontological Priority [abstract]
What Kind of Causal Pluralist Is Aristotle? [abstract]
Aristotle, Davidsonians, and Anscombeans on Action [abstract]
Aristotle and Powers Theories of Action [abstract]
Two Kinds of Formal Causality in Action Theory [abstract]
Aristotle and Theophrastus on Unbeneficial Parts of Animals [abstract]