Robert Mayhew, Ph.D.

Department of Philosophy

Professor Mayhew's primary research interests are in ancient philosophy. His most recent publications in this field are the books Aristotle’s Lost Homeric Problems (Oxford University Press 2019) and Theophrastus: On Winds (Brill 2018), the volume he co-edited Clearchus of Soli: Text, Translation, and Discussion (Routledge 2022), as well as seven articles on Aristotelian philosophy, science, and literary criticism published over the past two years in the following journals: Hermes: Zeitschrift für klassische Philologie, Classica et Mediaevalia: Danish Journal of Philology and History, Trends in Classics, Ancient Philosophy, and Classical Quarterly. Dr. Mayhew also has an interest in the 20th century novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand. His most recent publication on Rand is the volume he co-edited Foundations of a Free Society: Reflections on Ayn Rand’s Political Philosophy (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019).