Jacob Klein - Philosophy Faculty - Colgate University

Colgate Directory


Jacob Klein

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy, 112 Hascall Hall
p 315-228-6031


PhD, Cornell University, 2010

Teaching Experience

Colgate University 2009-present


  • "The Stoic Argument from oikeiôsis,forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 50
  • "Making Sense of Stoic Indifferents," forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 49
  • "Of Archery and Virtue: Ancient and Modern Conceptions of Value," Philosophers' Imprint Vol. 14, No. 19, June 2014
  • "Stoic Eudaimonism and the Natural Law Tradition," in Reason, Religion and Natural Law: Plato to Spinoza, ed. Jonathan Jacobs (Oxford University Press, 2012)
  • "The Stoics," in Key Ethical Thinkers, ed. Tom Angier (Bloomsbury, 2012)
  • Review of René Brouwer, The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates (Cambridge 2014), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2015.04.13
  • Review of A. Long (ed.), Plato and the Stoics (Cambridge, 2013), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2014.09.34
  • Review of Tony Burns, Aristotle and Natural Law (Continuum, 2011), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2012.06.02
  • Review of Henry Dyson, Prolepsis and Ennoia in the Early Stoa (Walter de Gruyter, 2009), Journal of the History of Philosophy, January, 2011


Nature and Reason in Stoic Ethics (advised by Terence Irwin)


Ancient (esp. Hellenistic) philosophy, metaethics, ethics


  • Fulbright Award to Germany, 2012-13
  • Charlotte Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship, 2008-09
  • Norman Malcolm Fellowship (Cornell, King's College London), 2006-07