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Prof. David Charles, Ph.D.

David Charles is Howard H. Newman Philosophy Professor at Yale University. He has previously been Colin Prestige Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford, and Research Professor in Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford.

He focuses his research on ancient philosophy, especially on Aristotle’s philosophy, and on philosophy of mind. Currently,Charles is working on a book titled Aristotle and the Mind/Body Problem, which argues that Aristotle regarded many psychological phenomena as inextricably psycho-physical.

David Charles is a Visiting Fellow in May and June 2018 in the context of the CAS Research Group “Editing Metaphysics” upon invitation from  Prof. Dr. Oliver Primavesi.