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Eve A. Browning is very happy to have joined the UTSA Department of Philosophy & Classics in Fall 2014 and become a Roadrunner.  She grew up in Florida and attended the University of Florida for undergrad, and University of California San Diego for grad school.  Later she joined the Philosophy faculty of the University of Minnesota Duluth and learned the dire meaning of the phrase, "Winter is coming."  She has published in the areas of ancient philosophy, ethics, feminist philosophy, popular culture, classical studies, and philosophies of animal intelligence.  Her hobbies include running, horseback-riding, playing the violin, and singing in choirs.  She is pictured here with her very kind horse, Gentle John.


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (1979)
  • B.A. in Philosophy and Literature, University of Florida (1973)

Recent Publications


  • Under Contract for January 2020:  Xenophon for Our Time.  London: Anthem Press
  • Explorations in Feminist Ethics: Theory and Practice, co-edited with Susan Coultrap-McQuin.  Indiana University Press, April 1992
  • Philosophy and Feminist Criticism, Paragon Issues in Philosophy Series, Paragon House, 1992.
  • Encyclopedia of Modern Everyday Inventions, with D. Cole and F. Schroeder.  Greenwood Press, 2003.


  •  "Autarkeia in Aristotle", University of Dayton Review 19 (1988-9).       
  •  "Demonstrating the Pythagorean Intervals", Teaching Philosophy 11 (1988).
  • "Women, Slaves, and Love of Toil in Aristotle's Ethics", Engendering Origins: Critical Feminist Essays on the History of Western Philosophy edited by Bat-Ami Bar-On; SUNY Press 1993.
  • "Theophrastus on Animal Intelligence", Rutgers Studies in Classical Philosophy vol.IV, edited by W.W. Fortenbaugh (1991).
  • "Enchantment and Semantics in Plato's Euthydemus", Proceedings of the IInd International Conference on Greek Philosophy, edited by Konstantin Boudouris; Kluwer, 1991. 
  • "Weaving and Practical Politics in Plato's Statesman", The Southern Journal of Philosophy XXXIX, Summer 1991.
  • "Plotinus on the Souls of Beasts", Journal of Neoplatonic Studies I, Fall 1992.
  •  "The Soul of the Beast in Stoic Thought", Proceedings of the IVth International Conference on Greek Philosophy, edited by Konstantin Boudouris; Kluwer 1993.
  •  "The Last Best Ally: Sophocles on the Death of Oedipus", Interdisciplinary Humanities X.1, Winter 1993.
  •   "Body, Mind, and Gender", Voices of Wisdom: A Multicultural Philosophy Reader ed. Gary Kessler; Wadsworth 1994/2008.
  •  "Animal Politics: Visions of Animal Political Life in Ancient Greek Thought". Skepsis VII (fall 1996).
  •  “A Peacemaking Way of Doing Philosophy”, chapter 1 of Justice for Here and Now ed. James Sterba.  Cambridge University Press 1998.  “Plato and Diotima”, chapter 1 of An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy ed. Karen J. Warren (Rowman and Littlefield, 2009)
  • “Xenophon on Beauty”, Xenophon 2 (2017)
  •  “To Gaze Upon Panthea: Xenophon on Beauty and Risk”, Skepsis International 2017
  •  “Xenophon on Ethical Leadership” (forthcoming invited paper for Anthony Preus Festschrift), Politeia 2019.

Additional Information

Professional Memberships:

  •  Phi Beta Kappa
  •  American Philosophical Association
  • Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • International Society for Greek Philosophy
  • Fellow, Olympic Center for Philosophy and Culture; Olympia, Greece


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