Jeremy Bell


Department of Philosophy

Office: Bowden Hall 302

Phone: 404.712-7358


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy

Emory University
561 S. Kilgo Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • PhD, DePaul University, 2010


Current Work: Current projects include a book manuscript that develops a systematic account of the relationship between ethics and politics in Plato's early works, and an article examining the trope of silence in Ancient Greek and Roman literature.


Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, Politics, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy


Selected Publications

Editor (with Michael Naas). Plato’s Animals: Gadflies, Horses, Swans, and Other Philosophical Beasts (Indiana University Press, 2015). Read Review Here

“A Toil-Loving Soul: On Sleep, Dreams, and the Forgetting of Self.” Knowledge and Ignorance of Self in Platonic Philosophy. Edited by James Ambury & Andrew German (Cambridge University Press, In Press)
“The Coherence of Socrates’ Mission.” International Philosophical Quarterly 56:3 (2016): 297–314.

“ἡ δημεραστία: Plato’s Contest between Care and ἡ νομοθετική.” Epoché : A Journal for the History of Philosophy 19:2 (2015): 261-276.

Empeiria kai Tribē: Plato on the ‘Art’ of Flattery in Rhetoric and Sophistry.” Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15:2 (2011): 379-394.

Fellowships and Honors

Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry (2014-15)

Mentorship Award, DePaul University (2008)

DAAD (2003)