George Boys-Stones


DPhil (Oxford University)

Contact Information

Phone: (416) 978-3178
Room: LI 210

Bio, Research, and Publications

Specialization:  Ancient Philosophy
George Boys-Stones, joins us as Professor of Classics and Philosophy. A leading scholar of Ancient Philosophy with wide ranging interests, George has a special interest in the philosophical movements of the post-Hellenistic period. Before coming to Toronto he was Professor of Ancient Philosophy in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at Durham University. He is the author or co-author of five books, most recently L. Annaeus Cornutus: Greek Theology, Fragments, and Testimonia. (SBL Press). In addition, he has co-edited four volumes (2003-2013). He is author of a new source book for (and introduction to) ‘Middle Platonism’. (A free download of the original Greek and Latin texts, formatted to match the published volume, is available from the CUP website for the book – look under Resources.)

Selected Publications 

A full list of publications is available on Professor Boys-Stones’ page.