Paul DiRado

Instructor

About

  • Office Hours:

    M 1:00-2:00pm, T/R 3:15-4:15pm
  • Role:

    Adjunct
  • Position:

    • Instructor
  • Concentration:

    • ancient and medieval philosophy
  • Department:

    • Philosophy
  • Education:

    • Ph.D. in Philosophy

Biography

Dr. Paul DiRado received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Kentucky in 2015. His specialization is Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, particularly Plato and the Platonic tradition. Paul is passionate about teachings, and encourages students to come speak with him whenever they would like!

Publications

"Cephalus, Myth of Er, and Remaining Virtuous in Unvirtuous Times." Journal of the International Plato Society 14 (2014), pp. 63-84.

Rabbit's Feet, Hatches, and Monsters: Mysteries vs. Questions in J.J. Abrams' Stories." The Philosophy of J.J. Abrams (The Philosophy of Popular Culture). Ed. Patricia Brace and Robert Arp. University Press of Kentucky, 2014.

"Judgment and Perception in Plato's Theaetetus." Dissertation. University of Kentucky, 2015.

"In What Sense Does the One Exist? Existence and Hypostasis in Plotinus." Cowritten with Michael Wiitala. Platonic Pathways: Selected Papers from the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies. 2018, pp. 77-92.