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Doug Campbell


Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream)

Phone: 416-208-2974
Location: MW 376


  • PhD, Philosophy (University of Toronto)
  • MA, Philosophy (University of Toronto)
  • BA, Philosophy (McGill University)

Doug defended his dissertation, “Circles and Rivets: Cosmology and Teleology in Plato’s Theory of the Soul,” in 2020. His research focuses on ancient Greek philosophy, specifically Plato’s cosmology, biology and teleology, with upcoming projects concerned with the Timaeus' natural philosophy. He has taught a variety of courses at the University of Toronto and Marianopolis College in Montreal. His courses have explored death, the meaning of life, the ethics of social media, Indian philosophy, early modern philosophy, the ethics of climate change, and more.

Research Interests:

Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Indian Philosophy


Teaching Interests

Teaching in 2021-22

PHLB02 Environmental Ethics

PHLC31 Topics in Ancient Philosophy: Plato

PHLD09 Advanced Seminar in Bioethics