Gretchen Reydams-Schils

Gretchen Reydams-Schils

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Professor of Liberal Studies

Office: 215 O’Shaughnessy Hall
Phone: 574-631-7535

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Areas of Expertise

Ancient philosophy, cultural assimilation and transmission, feminist philosophy, theories of social ethics and community formation

A specialist in the traditions of Platonism and Stoicism, Gretchen Reydams-Schils is professor of the Program of Liberal Studies and directs the Notre Dame Workshop on Ancient Philosophy. She is the author of Demiurge and Providence, Stoic and Platonist Readings of Plato’s Timaeus (Brepols, 1999); An Anthology of Snakebites: On Women, Love and Philosophy (Seven Bridges Press, 2001); and The Roman Stoics: Self, Responsibility, and Affection (University of Chicago Press, 2005). Reydams-Schils is editor of Plato’s Timaeus as Cultural Icon (Notre Dame 2003) and of Thinking Through Excerpts: Studies on Stobaeus (Brepols, forthcoming).


Ancient philosophy workshop provides interdisciplinary forum