Gabriel Lear


Gabriel Lear is Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Committee on Social Thought whose work focuses on ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. Her book, Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (Princeton, 2004), is about the relationship between morally virtuous action and theoretical contemplation in the happiest life. She is currently writing about Plato's aesthetics and the status of beauty as an ethical concept in the work of several philosophers.