Phillip Sidney Horky is Lecturer of Classics and Director of the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East (CAMNE). His research focuses on ancient philosophy, especially in its literary, historical, and intellectual contexts. Dr Horky also runs workofmemory, a blog with occasional thoughts on ancient philosophy, classics, and intellectual history. From 2012-15, Dr Horky is a Member of the Council of the Hellenic Society, and he is on the editorial board of the Journal of Hellenic Studies


Horky, Phillip Sidney. (2013). Plato and Pythagoreanism. Oxford University Press.

Horky, Phillip Sidney. (Forthcoming) (2013). Theophrastus on Platonic and “Pythagorean” Imitation.Classical Quarterly 63(2).

Horky, Phillip Sidney. (2011). Herennius Pontius: the Construction of a Samnite Philosopher. Classical Antiquity 30(1): 119-147.

Horky, Phillip Sidney (2011). On the Phylogenetics of Wisdom: A Response to Alexis Pinchard, Les langues de sagesse dans la Grèce et l’Inde anciennesAntiquorum Philosophia 5: 149-163.

Horky, Phillip Sidney. (2009). Persian Cosmos and Greek Philosophy: Plato’s Associates and the Zoroastrian Magoi. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 37: 47-103.

Horky, Phillip Sidney. (2006). The Imprint of the Soul: Psychosomatic Affection in Plato, Gorgias, and the “Orphic” Gold Tablets. Mouseion: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada 6(3): 371-386.

Pythagoras and pythagoreanism: history and legend (EN)