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Glenn W. Most

External Scientific Member (Jun 2020-May 2022)

PhD, Dr. phil., Professor of Greek Philology, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy

Glenn W. Most retired in November 2020 as Professor of Greek Philology at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, and remains a regular Visiting Professor on the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago and an External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. He has published books on Classics, on ancient philosophy, on the history and methodology of Classical studies, on comparative literature, cultural studies, and the history of religion, on literary theory and on the history of art, and has published numerous articles, reviews, and translations in these fields and also on such other ones as modern philosophy and literature. Most recently he has published the second, revised edition of Hesiod in two volumes in the Loeb series, a co-edited comprehensive Loeb edition of the early Greek philosophers in nine volumes, a co-edited volume on scholarly methods in a variety of canonical written traditions, a co-edited volume of essays on a sentence of Kafka, and a collection of his essays in Italian on ancient and modern psychology. He is currently working on various projects involving both ancient Greek philology and the comparison of philological practices in different periods and cultures throughout the world.

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Allegoresis and Etymology in the Greco-Latin Scholarly Traditions

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Between the Natural and the Human Sciences

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Commentaries on Mathematical Texts in a Comparative Perspective

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The Learned Practices of Canonical Texts: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

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Thinking in Many Tongues

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Events

Institute's Colloquium

POSTPONED: History of Science and History of Philologies

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Workshop

Medical Commentaries and Comment(aries) on Medicine

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Reading Group

Thinking in Many Tongues: Lexicography

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Reading Group

Thinking in Many Tongues: Etymology in Pre-Modern Traditions

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Colloquium

Thematic Cluster: Materiality, Language, Translation

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