Leon Wash

Research Interests: 

Poetry and Philosophy.

Biography: 

Papers delivered: "As Homeric as Pindar May Be: Notes on Pythian 2.72" at APA, January 2012; "ΦΡΕΝΩΝ ΚΑΡΠΟΣ: Vegetal Metaphors and the Mind in Early Greek Poetry" at Words, Metaphors, Concepts: New Advances in Historical Semantics, Chicago, May 2014; "Become who you are not knowing who you are: On Nietzsche and Pindar's Second Pythian" at Nietzsche und die Lyrik, Naumburg, October 2015; "Tragic Self-forgetting as True Culture: On Nietzsche and Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound" at SCS, January 2016; "'One Learned to Grow from Many': Nature and Vegetal Metaphors in Empedocles" at the Fifth Biennial Conference of the International Association for Presocratic Studies, University of Texas at Austin, June 2016.