Dr. Bradford Jean-Hyuk Kim

Areas of specialization:Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Areas of competence:Comparative Philosophy, Political Philosophy


Personal website

Dr. Brad Kim has broad interests in moral philosophy, political philosophy, and their global histories. He is currently working on interpersonal relations in the ancient Greek and Roman tradition. Prior to becoming a Fellow at the Polonsky Academy, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Dr. Kim taught ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, moral philosophy, and political philosophy as an instructor at Auburn University and as a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford. For more on Dr. Kim, including his CV, please visit his PhilPeople page


Early View

Is Aristotelian friendship Disinterested?: Aristotle on Loving the Other for Himself and Wishing Goods for the Other’s Sake”. European Journal of Philosophy.


Aristotle on Friendship and the Lovable”. Journal of the History of Philosophy 59 (2): 221–45.
Aristotle’s NE ix 9 on Why the Happy Person Needs Friends”. Ancient Philosophy 41 (2): 495–518.


When Aristotelian virtuous agents acquire the fine for themselves, what are they acquiring?”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 28 (4): 674–92.