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WALTER ROBERTS

Assistant Professor
Classics
Phone:(802)656-8745
Email Address:Walter.Roberts@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802) 656-1107; leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:Cicero, Aristotle, Greek and Roman politics, political and moral theory
Biography:Walter Roberts is a classicist specializing in ancient history and political and moral theories of antiquity. Currently his research projects include Aristotle's portrait of the ideal politician and good man in his /Politics/, and various topics in Roman political theory centering around Cicero's /On Duties/. Central to his research is the conflict between idealism and realism in the political and moral life of human beings.