Julia Annas graduated from Oxford University in 1968 with a
B.A., and from Harvard University with an A.M. (1970) and a Ph.D. (1972). She
was a Fellow and Tutor at St Hugh's College, Oxford for 15 years and taught for
a shorter time at Columbia University. She concentrates on the study of ancient
Greek philosophy, including Ethics, Psychology and Epistemology. Her current
research interests are in Platonic ethics. She was elected a Fellow of the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992. She is the founder and former
editor of the annual journal, Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. She
is married to the Hume scholar, David Owen, also a professor of philosophy at
the University of Arizona.
'Ancient Scepticism and Ancient Religion,' in Episteme,
etc., essays in honour of Jonathan Barnes, edited by Ben Morison and Katerina
Ierodiakonou, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 74-89.
'The Atlantis Story: the Republic and the Timaeus' in
Plato's Republic: a critical guide, edited by Mark McPherran, Cambridge
University Press, 2011.
'Law and Virtue in Plato,' in Essays on Plato's Laws, edited
by Christopher Bobonich, Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 71-91.
'Practical Expertise,' in Knowing How, edited by John
Bengson and Marc A Moffett, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 101-112.
'The Sage in Ancient Philosophy,' in Anthropine Sophia,
edited by F. Alesse and others, volume in memory of Gabriele Giannantoni,
Naples, Bibliopolis 2008, pp. 11-27.
'Virtue Ethics and the Charge of Egoism' in Morality and
Self-Interest, edited by Paul Bloomfield, Oxford University Press, 2008, pp.
'Carneads' Classification of Ethical Theories,' in
Pyrrhonists, Patricians, Platonizers: Hellensitic Philosophy in the period
115-86 BC, edited by A.-M. Ioppolo and D. Sedley, Elenchos, Bibliopolis,
Naples, 2007, pp. 189-223