Bart Van Wassenhove

Research Interests: 

Hellenistic and Roman philosophy, with a particular interest in issues of moral psychology and the interplay between philosophy, rhetoric and poetics

Biography: 

Bart Van Wassenhove obtained his M.A. in History from Ghent University (2006), and came to Chicago in 2007. He is currently a doctoral fellow at the Franke Institute for the Humanities (2013-14) and is finishing up a dissertation on the moral emotions in Seneca's philosophical works. 

Recent Papers: Friendship, Admonition and Moral Rhetoric in Seneca’s Consolations (‘Dynamics of Friendship in the Graeco-Roman World’, CUNY, 04/14/14).

Graduation Year: 

Dissertation Title: 

"Moral Admonition and the Emotions in Seneca’s Philosophical Works"

Current Institution: 

National University of Singapore