Josiah Ober

Author of Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved

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Josiah Ober, formerly the David Magie '97 Class of 1897 Professor of Classics at Princeton University, is the Constantine Mitsotakis Professor of Political Science and Classics at Stanford University. In addition to his ongoing work on knowledge and innovation in democratic Athens, he is interested in the relationship between democracy as a natural human capacity and its association with moral responsibility. [adapted from Primates and Philosophers (2006)]
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