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Charles Griswold

Boston University

Professor Charles Griswold is Borden Parker Bowne Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. He earned his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1978. Professor Griswold's research interests include Ancient Philosophy, Moral and Political Philosophy, 18th century philosophy, philosophy and literature, and metaphilosophy. He is the co-editor, with David Konstan, of Ancient Forgiveness: Classical, Judaic, and Christian; Forgiveness: A Philosophical Exploration, Adam Smith and the Virtues of Enlightenment; and Self-Knowledge in Plato's Phaedrus. For more information on Professor Griswold, please visit his Boston University webpage at