Jonathan Barnes

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Birthday
26, 1942
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
26, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
England

About

Known for such works as Posterior Analytics, The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle, and Coffee with Aristotle, this academic and ancient philosophy expert taught at Oxford University, the University of Geneva, and the University of Paris-Sorbonne.

Before Fame

After graduating from Balliol College, Oxford, he published his first scholarly work, The Ontological Argument.

Trivia

In the late 1980s, he became a British Academy fellow.

Family Life

His marriage began in 1965 and resulted in two daughters. His novelist brother, Julian Barnes, won the Man Booker Prize for a 2011 work titled The Sense of an Ending.

Associated With

He and Harvard University professor Rogers Albritton both became recognized as scholars of ancient philosophy.