Jonathan Greig

Curriculum Vitae

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Positions

2019–2021  

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, Austria)
Attached to the ERC project: Neoplatonism and Abrahamic Traditions: A Comparative Analysis of the Middle East, Byzantium and the Latin West (9th-16th Centuries). Principle Investigator: Dragos Calma (UCD, Ireland).
Researching the late Byzantine reception of Proclus’ metaphysics in (1) the commentator, Nicholas of Methone, and his context among other Byzantines on Proclus; and (2) the Palamite theological controversy.

Education

2014–2018

PhD in Philosophy
Munich School of Ancient Philosophy
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Munich, Germany)
Supervisor: Prof. Peter Adamson — Secondary Supervisor: Prof. Jan Opsomer
Dissertation: ‘The First Principle in Late Neoplatonism: A Study of the One’s Causality in Proclus and Damascius’
Magna cum Laude.

2013–2014

MSc by Research in Philosophy
University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Supervisor: Dr. Inna Kupreeva
Dissertation: ‘Proclus and Plotinus on Self-Constitution in the One’

2012–2013

MSc in Ancient Philosophy
University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Supervisor: Dr. Inna Kupreeva
Dissertation: ‘Plotinus and Aristotle on the Simplicity of the Divine Intellect’

2006–2010

BA in Liberal Arts (Philosophy/Theology)
Thomas Aquinas College (Santa Paula, CA, USA)

Areas of Specialization
 Ancient philosophy, especially ancient metaphysics and late antique Greek philosophy.
Areas of Competence
 Contemporary metaphysics; medieval philosophy; philosophical theology; patristics; philosophy of mind; ancient theories of ethics.
Current Research Project
 

Neoplatonism and Abrahamic Traditions: A Comparative Analysis of the Middle East, Byzantium and the Latin West (9th-16th Centuries) – NeoplAT

Jonathan Greig's project investigates the reception of Proclus’ notion of divine causality and the first principle in the late Byzantines (11-14th cent’s. A.D.), with special focus on Nicholas of Methone, the 12th cent. Byzantine commentator on Proclus’ Elements of Theology, and Nicholas’ influence in Proclus reception in the 13th-14th cent.

 

Kontakt:

+43-1-515 81 / 7247

jonathan.greig(at)oeaw.ac.at

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