Alesia Preite

Alesia Preite

Stipendiary Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy
BA, MA (Università di Pavia)

Alesia is currently a Stipendiary Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at New College and a DPhil candidate in Philosophy at St John's College. She gained her BA (2015) and her MA (2017) in Philosophy from Università di Pavia after spending two years abroad (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and University of Cambridge). During her DPhil, she has been a visiting student at Columbia University and at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. 


Alesia tutors Plato (Meno and Enthyphro and Republic), Early Greek Philosophy, and Philosophy and Feminism. 

Research Interests

Alesia's research interests focus mainly on Plato. Her DPhil thesis discusses the epistemology and the psychology of Plato's Timaeus, and in particular the comparison between cosmic and human cognition. During her DPhil, she has also developed an interest in Feminist Philosophy. 

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