Emily Wilson F'05

Emily  Wilson
Associate Professor
Classical Studies
University of Pennsylvania
last updated: 9/3/2019

ACLS Fellowship Program 2005
Assistant Professor
Classical Studies
University of Pennsylvania
The Death of Socrates: Reflections and constructions after Plato

This project explores changing meanings of the story of Socrates’ death, from Plato and Xenophon to the present day. The particular focus is on the ways reflections of Socrates’ death have shaped concepts of individuality and the self.