Concordia University

Andrea Falcon, PhD

Associate Professor, Philosophy


I am a specialist in Aristotle and the Aristotelian tradition in antiquity. The focus of my research is Aristotle’s philosophy of nature. I am the author of “Aristotelianism in the First Century BCE: Xenarchus of Seleucia” (Cambridge University Press, 2011), “Aristotle and Aristotle and the Science of Nature. Unity without Uniformity" (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and "Corpi e Movimenti. Il De caelo di Aristotele e la sua traditione nel mondo antico" (Bibliopolis, 2001). I am the editor of "Brill's Companion to the Reception of Aristotle in Antiquity" (Brill, 2016).

I held visiting appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, Ohio State University, University of Pittsburgh (twice), Virginia Tech, and Université Paris Diderot. In Winter 2008 I was a visiting member in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.


Ph.D: Padua University, Italy 1995
Undergraduate Studies: University of Venice, Italy, laurea cum laude 1990.

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