| Melissa Lane|
| American University, George Washington University|
Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
Melissa Lane Wikipedia
Melissa Lane is a full professor of politics at Princeton University, a position she has held since 2009. Prior to this, she was a Senior Research Fellow of King's College, Cambridge and Associate Director of their Centre for History and Economics. She was a lecturer at Cambridge from 1994 to 2009.
She graduated from Harvard University 'summa cum laude' with a degree in Social Studies. As a Marshall, Truman, and Phi Beta Kappa scholar, Lane went on to earn an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Cambridge.Plato’s Progeny: How Socrates and Plato still captivate the modern mind. Duckworth, 2001. Reviewed in
Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews,
Times Literary Supplement,
Greece and Rome, '
Philosophy in Review,
Review of Politics,
Method and Politics in Plato's Statesman. Cambridge University Press, 1998. Reviewed in
Archives de Philosophie,
Greece and Rome
Journal of the History of Philosophy,
Review of Metaphysics
Greek and Roman Political Ideas (Pelican Books, 2014) ISBN 978-0141976150.
(selected)"The evolution of eironeia in classical Greek texts: why Socratic eironeia is not Socratic irony", Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 31 (2006) 49-83.
"Argument and Agreement in Plato’s Crito", History of Political Thought 19:3 (1998) 313-330.
"The utopianism of Hamilton’s state of needs: on rights, deliberation, and the nature of politics", South African Journal of Philosophy 25 (2006) 207-213.
"Why History of Ideas At All?", History of European Ideas 28:1-2 (2002) 33-41.
"States of Nature, Epistemic and Political", Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (1998-1999) 1-24.
"Plato, Popper, Strauss, and Utopianism: Open Secrets?", History of Philosophy Quarterly 16:2 (April 1999) 119-42
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society