Gretchen Reydams-Schils, CHS 2000-2001

Gretchen J. Reydams-Schils
Not listed
Current Title:
Associate Professor
Program of Liberal Studies and Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, May1994
M.A., University of Cincinnati, M.A., 1989
B.A., KU Leuven, Belgium, 1987
1. The Roman Stoics: Self, Responsibility, and Affection (Chicago-London: University of Chicago Press, 2005; CHS fellowship project).

2. Plato's Timaeus as Cultural Icon (ed., Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003).

3. ‘Human Bonding and Oikeiôsis in Roman Stoicism’, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 22 (Summer 2002) 221-251.

4. ‘Calcidius  Christianus?: God, Body, and Matter’, in: Metaphysik und Religion. Zur Signatur des spätantiken Denkens, ed. by T. Kobusch, M. Erler and I. Männlein-Robert, Beiträge zur Alterumskunde 160 (München-Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002) 193-211.
None given
None given
CHS Fellowship:

Brief Bio

Gretchen Reydams-Schils works primarily on Plato and the traditions of Platonism and Stoicism. In addition to the books mentioned above, she is also the author of "Demiurge and Providence, Stoic and Platonist Readings of Plato's 'Timaeus'," ( Brepols Publishers 1999) and has brought her ongoing interest in feminist philosophy to fruition in "An Anthology of Snakebites: On Women, Love and Philosophy” (Seven Bridges Press, 2001).  Her most recent book on the social ethics of the Roman Stoics is the result of her CHS project.  She is the editor of the electronic journal of the International Plato Society (, and the director of the Notre Dame Workshop on Ancient Philosophy (  In the spring of 2004, she was awarded a Humboldt Fellowship (for three semesters spread out over 2005-2007).