Dr. Bradford Jean-Hyuk Kim


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


Areas of competence:Ancient Chinese Philosophy, Political Philosophy


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Dr. Brad Kim has interests in moral philosophy, political philosophy, and their global histories. He is currently working on interpersonal relations in ancient traditions. 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.

Publications:

Early View

Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics on the Sameness of Friendship and Justice”. Apeiron.

2022

The Two Categorizations of Goods in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics”. History of Philosophy Quarterly 38 (4): 297–315.

Is Aristotelian friendship disinterested?: Aristotle on loving the other for himself and wishing goods for the other’s sake”. European Journal of Philosophy 30 (1): 32–44.

2021

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.

2020

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