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Rachel Singpurwalla

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Associate Professor, Philosophy
Affiliate Faculty, Classics

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Research Expertise

History of Philosophy
Political Philosophy

Rachel Singpurwalla (PhD Colorado) is an Associate Professor of Philosophy. Her area of specialization is ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. She is currently working on Plato's ethics and politics in the Republic, Statesman, and Laws. She focuses on the notions of friendship, virtue, beauty, and happiness and the relations among these. She is also interested in ancient Greek and Roman moral psychology, particularly the distinction between rational and non-rational motivation, and the nature of the emotions.