Sean Kelsey

Sean Kelsey

Title

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (574) 631- 7249
Email: skelsey@nd.edu

Office: 201 Malloy 
Office Hours:  W 1:30-3:00 

Education

Ph.D. Princeton University

Areas of Interest

Ancient Philosophy

Profile

  • Aristotle on interpreting nature. In M. Leunissen (ed.), Aristotle’s Physics: a critical guide (Cambridge 2015), 31-45. 
  • Empty words. In D. Ebrey (ed.), Theory and Practice in Aristotle’s Natural Science (Cambridge 2015), 199-216. 
  • Truth and value in Plato’s Republic. Philosophy 88 (2013): 197-218 
  • Physics 199a8-12. Apeiron 44 (2011): 1-12 
  • “Hylomorphism in Aristotle’s Physics.” Ancient Philosophy 30 (2010): 107-24
  • “The place of I 7 in the argument of Physics I.” Phronesis 53 (2008): 180-208
  • “The argument of Metaphysics vi 3.” Ancient Philosophy 24 (2004): 119-34
  • “Causation in the Phaedo.” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 85 (2004): 21-43
  • “Aristotle’s definition of nature.” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 25 (2003): 59-87