Anik Stanbury

B.A., University of Winnipeg; M.M.S., University of Notre Dame

  • Interests: Ancient, late antique, and early medieval philosophy; metaphysics and epistemology in the Platonic and Aristotelian traditions
  • Dissertation: “Aristotelian Influences in Neoplatonic Metaphysics: Aristotle, Plotinus, and the Commentaries of Alexander of Aphrodisias”
  • Advisor: Stephen Gersh
  • Conference Papers: “Plotinus’ Interpretation of Catharsis in the Phaedo and theSophist,” International Plato Society Conference: Plato’s Moral Psychology, University of Michigan (2012); “Aristotle and Plotinus on Dialectic and the Principle of Non-Contradiction,” International Society for Neoplatonic Studies Conference, Cagliari, Italy (2012); “Alexander of Aphrodisias and the Place of the Commentary Tradition in the Study of Philosophy,” Philosophy and History Workshop, University of Notre Dame (2011)
  • Recent Awards: Notre Dame Workshop on Ancient Philosophy Mellon Fellowship, (Spring 2013); Mellon-ISLA Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Workshop Grant for the “Philosophy and History Workshop,” (2011-12, 2012-13, and 2013-14); Notebaert Professional Development Award (2012); ISLA Graduate Student Professional Development Award (2012); Lilly Presidential Fellowship, University of Notre Dame (2006-2011)
  • Teaching: Instructor, "Introduction to Philosophy," Philosophy Department, University of Notre Dame (Fall 2013); Instructor, "Intellectual and Cultural History," Program of Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame (senior seminar, Fall 2012), "Seminar III--from Aquinas to Cervantes" (sophomore seminar, Fall 2011)