Paul Woodruff

Darrell K. Royal Professor in Ethics and American Society
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Education: Ph.D., Princeton University
Research Interests: Dr. Woodruff began teaching at The University of Texas at Austin in 1973 with a specialty in ancient Greek philosophy. Woodruff has written a number of translations from ancient Greek, including works by Plato, Sophocles, and Thucydides. His recent publications include The Necessity of Theater (Oxford University Press, 2008), The Ajax Dilemma (Oxford University Press, 2011), Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue (2d Edition, Oxford University Press, 2014), and contributions to The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy (1999), A Companion to Aristotle (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), Cambridge Companion to Ancient Skepticism (2010), and A Companion to Sophocles (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012). He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and has twice directed NEH seminars on ancient philosophy.