Thomas Kjeller Johansen

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My research interests lie within the Presocratics, Plato and Aristotle, particularly, their theories of mind, epistemology and natural philosophy 

I have previously taught at the Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Bristol.

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  • The Powers of Aristotle’s Soul, OUP 2012  
  • Plato’s Natural Philosophy. A Study of the Timaeus-Critias, CUP 2004 
  • Aristotle on the Sense-Organs, CUP 1997
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2019). ´The principle that “like perceives like” in Theophrastus´ De Sensibus´. Rhizomata. A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science.  ISSN 2196-5102.  7(2), s 1- 22
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2018). Teknokrati og demokrati: Platon og Aristoteles om politisk ekspertise. Agora : Journal for metafysisk spekulasjon.  ISSN 0800-7136.  2-3, s 177- 198
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2017). Aristotle on the logos of the craftsman. Phronesis.  ISSN 0031-8868.  62, s 97- 135 . doi: 10.1163/15685284-12341321 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2017). ‘The Separation of Soul from Body in Plato’s Phaedo'. Philosophical Inquiry.  ISSN 1105-235X.  41, s 17- 28 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2016). ’Gud som verdens årsag: Timaios og Lovene 10’, I: Jens Kristian Larsen & Jakob Leth Fink (red.),  Platon - værk og virkning.  Gyldendal Akademisk.  ISBN 9788702112559.  kapittel 13.  s 332 - 342
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2016). 'Natural bodies in Plato and Aristotle', In Thomas Buchheim & David Meissner (ed.),  Soma. Körperkonzepte und körperliche Existenz in der antiken Philosophie und Literatur.  Felix Meiner Verlag.  ISBN 9783787329298.  Del 3. Kapittel 5.  s 455 - 470
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2015). The two kinds of end in Aristotle: The view from the de Anima', In David Ebrey (ed.),  Theory and Practice in Aristotle's Natural Science.  Cambridge University Press.  ISBN 9781107295155.  Kapittel 7.  s 119 - 136 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2014). Parts in Aristotle’s Definition of Soul: De Anima Books I and II, In Klaus Corcilius & Dominik Perler (ed.),  Partitioning the Soul. Debates from Plato to Leibniz.  Walter de Gruyter.  ISBN 9783110311808.  Kapittel 3.  s 39 - 62
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2014). 'Why the Cosmos Needs a Craftsman: Plato, Timaeus 27d5-29b1'. Phronesis.  ISSN 0031-8868.  59, s 297- 320
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2013). 'Timaeus in the Cave', In Christopher Gill; George Boys-Stones & Dimitri El Murr (ed.),  The Platonic Art of Philosophy.  Cambridge University Press.  ISBN 9781316629505.  Kapittel 5.  s 90 - 109
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2010). 'Should Aristotle have recognised final causation in Plato's Timaeus?', In Richard Mohr (ed.),  One Book, The Whole Universe: Plato's Timaeus Today.  Parmenides Publishing.  ISBN 1930972326.  Kapittel 12.  s 179 - 200
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2009). 'From Plato's Timaeus to Aristotle's De Caelo: The Case of the Missing World Soul', In Alan Bowen & Christian Wildberg (ed.),  New Perspectives on Aristotle's De Caelo.  Brill Academic Publishers.  ISBN 9789004173767.  Kapittel 1.  s 9 - 29
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2008). 'The Timaeus on the Principles of Cosmology', In Gail Fine (ed.),  The Oxford Handbook of Plato.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780195182903.  Kapittel 19.  s 463 - 482
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2007). ‘In Defense of Inner Sense: Aristotle on perceiving that one perceives’, In John J. Cleary & Gary Gurtler (ed.),  Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy.  Brill Academic Publishers.  ISBN 9789004160491.  kapittel.  s 235 - 276
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2007). 'The soul as an inner principle of change: the basis of Aristotle's psychological naturalism', In Dominic Scott (ed.),  Maieusis. Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780199289974.  Kapittel 14.  s 276 - 300
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2006). ‘What’s New in the De Sensu? The Place of the De Sensu in Aristotle’s Psychology’, In Richard King (ed.),  Common to Body and Soul.  Walter de Gruyter.  ISBN 9783110183337.  Kapittel 6.  s 140 - 164
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2003). 'Teleology and Craftsmanship in Plato's Timaeus', In Carlo Natali & Stafano Masi (ed.),  Plato Physicus. Cosmologia e antropologia nel Timeo.  Adolf M. Hakkert.  ISBN 9789025611736.  Kapittel 15.  s 65 - 82
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2002). 'Imprinted on the Mind: active and passive in Aristotle's theory of sense-perception', In Barbara Saunders & Jaap van Brakel (ed.),  Theories, Technologies, Instrumentalities of Colour.  University Press of America.  ISBN 9780761822653.  Kapittel 14.  s 169 - 188
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2002). 'Myth and Logos in Aristotle', In Richard Buxton (ed.),  From Myth to Reason: Studies in the Development of Greek Thought.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780199247523.  Kapittel 15.  s 279 - 291
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (1998). 'Truth, Lies and History in Plato's Timaeus-Critias'. Histos.  ISSN 2046-5955.  2

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  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2015). Platon Timaios og Kritias.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2012). G. van Riel and P.Destrée (eds), Ancient Perspectives on Aristotle’s De Anima. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie.  ISSN 0003-9101.  94
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2012). 'Nature', 'Timaeus-Critias’, In Gerald Press (ed.),  A Companion to Plato.  Continuum.  ISBN 9780826435354.  dictionary entries.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2012). S.Broadie, Nature and Divinity in Plato’s Timaeus. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.  ISSN 1538-1617.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2009). P. Gregoric, Aristotle on the Common Sense. Mind.  ISSN 0026-4423.  118
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2006). M.R.Johnson, Aristotle on Teleology. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.  ISSN 1538-1617.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2003). A.Gregory, Plato’s Philosophy of Science. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.  ISSN 0007-0882.  54
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2003). J.Lennox, Aristotle De Partibus Animalium. The Philosophical Quarterly.  ISSN 0031-8094.  53
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2001). R.J.Hankinson, Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought. Journal of Hellenic Studies.  ISSN 0075-4269.  121
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (2001). T.Schirren, Aisthesis vor Platon. Eine semantisch-systematische Untersuchung zum Problem der Wahrnehmung. The Classical Review.  ISSN 0009-840X.  51
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (1999). G.E.R.Lloyd, Aristotelian Explorations. Journal of Hellenic Studies.  ISSN 0075-4269.  119
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (1999). J.Ackrill, Essays on Plato and Aristotle. The Classical Review.  ISSN 0009-840X.
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (1998). M.Frede and G.Striker (eds.), Rationality in Greek Thought. Journal of Hellenic Studies.  ISSN 0075-4269.  118
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (1998). P. van der Eijk, Aristoteles, De Insomniis, De divinatione per somnum. Journal of Hellenic Studies.  ISSN 0075-4269.  118
  • Johansen, Thomas Kjeller (1995). A.Price, Mental Conflict. Cogito.  ISSN 0950-8864.

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