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Biography

Professor Harold Tarrant's main interests are in Greek Philosophy; aspects of Greek Comedy, especially Aristophanes; and the ancient Novel. Professor Tarrant joined the University of Newcastle in December 1993 from the School of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney. Professor Tarrant has been an Executive Member of the International Plato Society and is a member of several bodies promoting ancient philosophy and classical studies.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Durham, 31/12/1972
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge - UK, 31/12/1968
  • Master of Arts, University of Cambridge - UK, 20/10/1979

Research

Research keywords

  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Ancient commentaries
  • Neoplatonism
  • Platonism
  • computational linguistics

Research expertise

I have been centrally involved in the study of ancient Platonism from Socrates until the Alexandrian Neoplatonists. Individual books have tackled the Academy in the time of Philo of Larissa, the kind of Platonism associated with Thrasyllus and the corpus-organisers, Middle Platonism interpretation of Plato, and most recently Proclus' interpretation of Plato. Much of my work also involves issues central to Plato's own work and the work of his imitators. I have been particularly interested in the literary vehicles for Platonic communication, from Plato's own dialogues to Plutarch, Apuleius, and the Platonic commentaries.

Languages

  • Greek
  • Latin

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
210300Historical Studies55
220300Philosophy25
200599Literary Studies Not Elsewhere Classified20

Memberships

Editorial Board.

  • Member - Journal of the History of Philosophy (JHP)
  • Member - Dionysius (Dalhousie University, Canada)
  • Invited Member IJPT Board - International Society for Neoplatonic Studies

Learned Academy.

  • Fellow - Australian Academy of the Humanities (Australian Academy of the Humanities)
  • Foreign Member - Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters

Appointments

Visiting Professor
University of Toronto, Classics & Philosophy Depts (Canada)
01/01/2006 - 01/04/2006
Guest Editor, European Legacy April 07
International Society for Study of European Ideas (Australia)
01/10/2005 - 01/04/2007

Invitations

2004 Triennial Symposium: Gorgias und Menon
International Plato Society, Germany (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2004
Symposium on Platonic Interpretation over the ages
Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Italy (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2006
4th Symposium on Greek Philosophy
Institute of Philosophical Research, Patra, Greece, Greece (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2004
AAIA Annual Athens Lecture
Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, Australia (Invitation to give Annual Athens Lecture)
2006
AAIA 25th Anniversary Symposium
Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, Greece (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2005
School of History Philosophy Religion Classics
University of Queensland, Australia (External Reviewer - Departments.)
2004

Collaboration

Professor Harold Tarrant has always worked in and around Plato and Platonism in the ancient world, particularly in areas where literature and philosophy intersect. This continues to be Professor Tarrant's principal interest, as evidenced by his role as an active member in both the International Plato Society and the International Society for Platonic Studies.

Administrative

Administrative expertise

I have acted as Head of the Department of Classics, and later as Head of the School of Liberal Arts (2002-05). I have sat on a variety of committees, and have been especially involved in the delevopment of the post 2005 BA degree. I have been the convenor of ths degree on a number of occasions.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Ancient Drama
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Classical Greek
  • Latin

Teaching expertise

My teaching centres on the Ancient Greek language, Greek Drama, and Greek ideas of all kinds, along with the ways in which literature chooses to debate ethical and political questions.

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2005Tarrant HA, Recollecting Plato's Meno, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom, 211 (2005) [A1]
2005Tarrant HA, 'Socratic Synousia: A post-platonic myth?', Journal of the History of Philosophy, 43 131-155 (2005) [C1]
2003Tarrant HA, 'Athletics, Competition and the Intellectual', Sport and Festival in the Ancient Greek World, The Classical Press of Wales, Swansea 353-365 (2003) [B1]
2007Tarrant HA, Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Volume 1, Book 1: Proclus on the Socratic State and Atlantis, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 358 (2007) [A1]
2008Tarrant HA, 'The dramatic background of the arguments with Callicles, Euripides' Antiope and an Athenian anti-intellectual argument', Antichthon, 42 20-39 (2008) [C1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Olympiodorus and the Proclus on the Climax of the Alcibiades', International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 1 3-29 (2007) [C1]
2000Tarrant HA, Plato's First Interpreters, Duckworth & Cornell U.P., London & Ithaca (2000) [A1]
1998Jackson R, Lycos K, Tarrant HA, Olympiodorus: On Plato's Gorgias, with introduction by H. Tarrant, Brill, Leiden (1998) [A1]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Naming Socratic Interrogation the the Charmides', Plato: Euthydemus, Lysis, Charmides: Proceedings of the V Symposium Platonicum (Selected Papers), Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin 251-258 (2000) [B1]
2006Tarrant HA, 'Socratic Method and Socratic Truth', A Companion to Socrates, Blackwell Publishing, Malden 254-272 (2006) [B1]

Publications

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Book (9 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Johnson MM, Tarrant HA, Alcibiades and the Socratic lover-educator, Bristol Classical Press, London, 254 (2012) [A3]

Co-authors: Marguerite Johnson

2012Press GA, Gonzalez F, Nails D, Tarrant HA, The Continuum Companion to Plato, Continuum, New York, 377 (2012) [A3]
2007Tarrant HA, Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Volume 1, Book 1: Proclus on the Socratic State and Atlantis, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 358 (2007) [A1]
2007Tarrant HA, Proclus: On Plato Cratylus, Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 192 (2007) [A3]
2005Tarrant HA, Recollecting Plato's Meno, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom, 211 (2005) [A1]
2003Tarrant HA, Plato: The Last Days of Socrates, Penguin, London, U.K. (2003) [A4]
2001Tarrant HA, Blyth DJ, Baltzly DC, Power and Pleasure, Virtues and Vices: Prudentia Supplement Volume, Australasian Society for Ancient Philosophy, Auckland NZ (2001) [A3]
2000Tarrant HA, Plato's First Interpreters, Duckworth & Cornell U.P., London & Ithaca (2000) [A1]
1998Jackson R, Lycos K, Tarrant HA, Olympiodorus: On Plato's Gorgias, with introduction by H. Tarrant, Brill, Leiden (1998) [A1]
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Chapter (28 outputs)

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2013Tarrant HAS, 'L¿importance du Théétète avant Thrasylle', La mesure du savoir: Études sur le Théétète de Platon, J. Vrin, Paris 243-266 (2013) [B1]
2013Tarrant HAS, 'Tetralogies IV and VII: Key to the Thrasyllan Reading-Order', Lire les dialogues mais lequels et dans quel ordre? Définitions du corpus et interprétations de Platon, Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin 1-24 (2013) [B1]
2012Tarrant HA, 'Improvement by love: From Aeschines to the Old Academy', Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator, Bristol Classical Press, London 147-163 (2012) [B1]
2012Baynham EJ, Tarrant HA, 'Fourth-century politics and the date of the Alcibiades I', Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator, Bristol Classical Press, London 215-222 (2012) [B1]

Co-authors: Elizabeth Baynham

2012Tarrant HA, 'Literal and deeper meanings in Platonic myth', Plato and Myth : Studies on the Use and Status of Platonic Myths, Brill, Leiden 47-66 (2012) [B1]
2012Tarrant HA, Roberts TJ, 'Report on the working vocabulary of the doubtful dialogues', Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator, Bristol Classical Press, London 223-236 (2012) [B1]
2012Tarrant HA, Johnson MM, 'Introduction', Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-educator, Bristol Classical Press, London 1-6 (2012) [B2]

Co-authors: Marguerite Johnson

2010Tarrant HA, 'Platonism before Plotinus', The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom 63-97 (2010) [B1]
2010Tarrant HA, 'Instruction and Hermeneutics in the Didascalicus', Argumenta in dialogos Platonis.Teil I: Platoninterpretation und ihre Hermeneutik von der Antike bis zum Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts. Akten des Internationalen Symposions vom 27.-29. April 2006 im Inst, Schwabe Verlag, Basel, Switzerland 77-100 (2010) [B1]
2010Tarrant HA, ''A taste of the doctrines of each group of sages': Plato's midwifery at work in the academy', Plato's Philebus: Selected Papers from the Eighth Symposium Platonicum, Academia Verlag, Saint Augustine, Germany 110-119 (2010) [B1]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Wine in ancient Greece: Some Platonist ponderings', Wine & Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking, Blackwell Publishing, Malden 15-29 (2008) [B1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Studying Plato and Platonism together: Meno-related observations', Gorgias - Menon: Selected Papers from the Seventh Symposium Platonicum, Academia Verlag, Saint Augustine, Germany 20-28 (2007) [B1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Moral goal and moral virtues in Middle Platonism', Greek and Roman Philosophy 100BC - 200AD. Volume II, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom 419-429 (2007) [B1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Antiochus: A new beginning?', Greek and Roman Philosophy 100BC - 200AD. Volume II, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom 317-332 (2007) [B1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Platonist educators in a growing market: Albinus; Taurus; Alcinous', Greek and Roman Philosophy 100BC - 200AD. Volume II, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom 449-465 (2007) [B1]
2006Tarrant HA, 'Platonic interpretation and eclectic theory', Reading Plato in Antiquity, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom 9-18 (2006) [B1]
2006Tarrant HA, 'Socratic Method and Socratic Truth', A Companion to Socrates, Blackwell Publishing, Malden 254-272 (2006) [B1]
2006Tarrant HA, Baltzly D, 'Introduction', Reading Plato in Antiquity, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom 1-7 (2006) [B1]
2004Tarrant HA, 'Solon, Solon, you Greeks are Always Children, a Youthful Ancient Philosophy Down Under', Philosophy in the New Millennium - Essays in Honour of Thomas M. Robinson, Academia Verlag - Germany, Sankt Augustin - Germany 167-174 (2004) [B1]
2003Tarrant HA, 'Athletics, Competition and the Intellectual', Sport and Festival in the Ancient Greek World, The Classical Press of Wales, Swansea 353-365 (2003) [B1]
2003Tarrant HA, 'Plato's Legal Offspring: How Creative are the Laws?', Plato's Laws: From Theory into Practice - Proceedings of the VI Symposium Platonicum (Selected Papers), Academia Verlag 2003, Sankt Augustin 54-58 (2003) [B1]
2003Tarrant HA, 'The Criterion 'By the Agency of Which': Anon. In Theaetetum fr. D', Papiri Filosofici: Miscellanea di Studi (=Studi e Testi per il Corpus dei Papiri Filosofici 11), Olschki Editore, Firenze 75-95 (2003) [B1]
2002Tarrant HA, 'Elenchos and Exetasis: Capturing the Purpose of Socratic Interrogation', Does Socrates Have a Method: Rethinking the Elenchus in Plato's Dialogues and Beyond, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA 61-77 (2002) [B1]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Where Plato Speaks: Reflections on an Ancient Debate', Who Speaks for Plato, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 67-80 (2000) [B1]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Naming Socratic Interrogation the the Charmides', Plato: Euthydemus, Lysis, Charmides: Proceedings of the V Symposium Platonicum (Selected Papers), Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin 251-258 (2000) [B1]
1999Tarrant HA, 'The Gorgias and the Demiurge', Traditions of Platonism, Ashgate, Aldershot UK 369-373 (1999) [B1]
1999Tarrant HA, 'Middle Platonism and Gnosticism', Columbia History of Philosophy, Columbia University Press, New York 91-102 (1999) [B1]
1999Tarrant HA, 'Dialogue and Orality in a Post-Platonic Age', Signs of Orality, Brill, Leiden 181-197 (1999) [B1]
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Journal article (55 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Tarrant HAS, 'J.B. Kennedy: The Musical Structure of Plato's Dialogues [Book Review]', The International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 7 244-245 (2013) [C3]
2013Tarrant HA, 'Rezension von: David Sedley (ed.)The Philosophy of Antiochus [Book Review]', sehepunkte, 1 (2013) [C3]
2012Tarrant HA, 'The origins and shape of Plato's six-book republic', Antichthon, 46 52-78 (2012) [C1]
2012Tarrant HA, 'Plato's republics', Plato: The Internet Journal of the International Plato Society, 1-12 (2012) [C1]
2012Tarrant HA, 'Proclus on Nature. Philosophy of Nature and Its Methods in Proclus' Commentary on Plato's Timaeus [Book review]', The Classical Review, 62 128-130 (2012) [C3]
2011Tarrant HA, Benitez EE, Roberts T, 'The Mythical voice in the Timaeus-Critias stylometric indicators', Ancient Philosophy, 31 95-120 (2011) [C1]
2011Tarrant HA, 'Changes in the bird population of Bolwarra, 1994-2011', The Whistler, 5 28-38 (2011) [C2]
2011Tarrant HA, 'Miscellaneous notes on the behaviour of Black and Brown Falcons and Nankeen Kestrels', The Whistler, 5 55-56 (2011) [C3]
2011Tarrant HA, 'Proclus: Commentary on the First Alcibiades', International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 5 315-316 (2011) [C3]
2010Tarrant HAS, 'Some Support from Computational Stylistics', Hermathena, 93-101 (2010) [C1]
2010Tarrant HA, 'Debating the Athenian Cultural Revolution: Art, literature, philosophy, and politics, 430-380 BC', The European Legacy, 15 126-127 (2010) [C3]
2010Tarrant HA, 'The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Theatre', The European Legacy, 15 125-126 (2010) [C3]
2010Tarrant HA, 'The seer in Ancient Greece', The European Legacy, 15 277-278 (2010) [C3]
2009Tarrant HA, 'Living by the Cratylus: Hermeneutics and philosophic names in the Roman Empire', The International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 3 1-25 (2009) [C1]
2009Tarrant HA, 'The object of Alcibiades' Love', Literature & Aesthetics, 19 74-87 (2009) [C1]
2009Tarrant HA, 'F. Aronadio (a cura di), Dialoghi spuri di Platone', Elenchos: Rivista di studi sul pensiero antico, 169-177 (2009) [C3]
2009Tarrant HA, 'Plato and Aristotle in agreement? Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry', Ancient Philosophy, XXIX 240-247 (2009) [C3]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Smaller bird species in decline in the south-west Hunter? The lessons of ten years of atlas data', The Whistler, 20-30 (2008) [C1]
2008Tarrant HA, 'The dramatic background of the arguments with Callicles, Euripides' Antiope and an Athenian anti-intellectual argument', Antichthon, 42 20-39 (2008) [C1]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Piecing together Polemo', Mediterranean Archaeology, 2006/07 225-232 (2008) [C1]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Eudorus and the early Platonist interpretation of the Categories', Laval Theologique et Philosophique, 64 583-595 (2008) [C1]
2008Tarrant HA, 'The Dyschereis of the Magna Moralia', Plato: Internet Journal of the International Plato Society, 8 1-15 (2008) [C2]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Interpreting Atlantis: The ancient evidence', The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Bulletin, 15-19 (2008) [C2]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Law, reason, and the cosmic city: Political philosophy in the Early Stoa', Polis, 25 175-179 (2008) [C3]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Culture and Philosophy in the Age of Plotinus', Journal of Hellenic Studies, 128 285-286 (2008) [C3]
2008Tarrant HA, 'The Atlantis story: A short history of Plato's Myth', Polis, 25 360-363 (2008) [C3]
2008Tarrant HA, 'C. Steel (ed.), Procli in Platonis Parmenidem Commentaria I', The Classical Review, 58 434-436 (2008) [C3]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Atlantis: Myths, ancient and modern', The European Legacy, 12 159-172 (2007) [C1]
2007Tarrant HA, Benitez E, 'Introduction', The European Legacy, 12 133-140 (2007) [C1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Olympiodorus and the Proclus on the Climax of the Alcibiades', International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 1 3-29 (2007) [C1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Ideal and culture of knowledge in Plato. Akten der 4. tagung der Karl-und-gertrud-abel-stiftung vom 1-3. September 2000 in Frankfurt', Classical Review, 57 314-315 (2007) [C3]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy, by Andrea Wilson Nightingale', The European Legacy, 12 269 (2007) [C3]
2007Tarrant HA, 'The Midwife of Platonism, by David Sedley', The European Legacy, 12 268 (2007) [C3]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Plato's natural philosophy', Journal of the History of Philosophy, 45 149-150 (2007) [C3]
2005Tarrant HA, 'Socratic Synousia: A post-platonic myth?', Journal of the History of Philosophy, 43 131-155 (2005) [C1]
2004Tarrant HA, 'The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought', The European Legacy, 9 420-422 (2004) [C1]
2004Tarrant HA, 'The Heirs of Plato. A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC)', Ancient Philosophy 24, 244-247 (2004) [C1]
2004Tarrant HA, 'Development, Non-Philosophers and Laws', Polis, 21 147-159 (2004) [C1]
2004Tarrant HA, 'Ruby Blondell. The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues', Mouseion - Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, 4 212-216 (2004) [C3]
2003Tarrant HA, 'Love among the intellectuals: Theory and practice: Part II', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 32 161-185 (2003) [C1]
2003Tarrant HA, 'Love among the intellectuals: Theory and practice: Part 1', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 32 64-84 (2003) [C1]
2003Tarrant HA, 'Plato's Euthydemus and a Platonic Education Program', Dionysius, 21 7-22 (2003) [C2]
2002Tarrant HA, 'New Work on Philosophical Papyri: the Corpus dei Papiri', Prudentia, 34 178-186 (2002) [C1]
2002Tarrant HA, 'Review of V. Tejera, Plato's Dialogues One by One. A Dialogical Interpretation', International Journal of the Classical Tradition, 8 616-620 (2002) [C3]
2002Tarrant HA, 'Review of Charles Brittain, Philo of Larissa: The Last of the Academic Sceptics', Ancient Philosophy, 22 485-492 (2002) [C3]
2002Tarrant HA, 'Review of Boys-Stones, Post-Helenistic Philosophy (Electronic)', Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews, 2002 (2002) [C3]
2001Tarrant HA, 'Late Neoplatonic Evidence for the Text of Pl. Gorg. 491d', Hermes, 129 118-123 (2001) [C1]
2001Tarrant HA, 'How can Platonist Writing be Introduced?', Apeiron, 34 327-345 (2001) [C1]
2001Tarrant HA, 'Review of Plato's Individuals', The European Legacy, 6 864-866 (2001) [C3]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Reason, Faith, and Authority: Some Platonist Debates about the Authority of the Teacher', Sophia, 39 46-63 (2000) [C1]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Recollection and Prophecy in the Divinatione', Phronesis, 45 64-76 (2000) [C1]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Review of 'Kosmos: Essays in Order, Conflict and Community in Classical Athens', edited by P. Cartledge and S. von Reden', The European Legacy, 5 762-763 (2000) [C3]
2000Tarrant HA, 'Review of 'The Philosophy of Socrates' by Brickhouse and Smith', Ancient Philosophy, 20 473-478 (2000) [C3]
1999Tarrant HA, 'Shadows of Justice in Apuleius' Metamorphoses', Hermathena, 151 71-89 (1999) [C1]
1999Tarrant HA, 'Observations on the Text of Olympiodorus On Plato?s Gorgias', Mnemosyne, 52 23-40 (1999) [C1]
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Review (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Tarrant HA, 'Elenchus (cross-examination, refutation)', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012Tarrant HA, 'Gorgias', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012Tarrant HA, 'Alcibiades I', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012Tarrant HA, 'The Platonic corpus and manuscript tradition', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012Tarrant HA, 'Theology', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2008Tarrant HA, 'Entries on early Platonists and Thrasyllus', The Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek Tradition and Its Many Heirs (2008) [D1]
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Conference (12 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Tarrant HA, 'God(s), freedom, and nature in the Derveni Papyrus', God, Freedom and Nature, Strathfield, NSW (2012) [E1]
2011Tarrant HA, 'A Six-book version of Plato's Republic:Same Text Divided Differently, or Early Version?', ASCS 32 Selected Proceedings (2011): Refereed papers from the 32nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies, Auckland, NZ (2011) [E1]
2010Tarrant HA, 'The Theaetetus as a narrative dialogue?', ASCS 31 [2010] Proceedings. Refereed papers from the 31st Conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth (2010) [E1]
2007Tarrant HA, 'Agnostic contexts for appeals to Nomos and Physis: Are 'Rites of Passage' significant?', Physis and Nomos: Power, Justice and the Agonistical Ideal of Life in High Classicism. Proceedings of the Symposium Philosophiae Antiquae Quartum. Part 1: Papers, Athens (2007) [E2]
2004Tarrant HA, 'Must commentators know their sources? Proclus in Timaeum and Numenius', Institute of Classical Studies: University of London, Institure of Classical Studies - London (2004) [E2]
2004Tarrant HA, 'Aristotle's Reports on Plato: Three Background Issues', Institute for Philosophical Research, Santorini, Greece (2004) [E2]
2002Tarrant HA, 'Proclus on how Plato Communicates', The Philosophy of Communications, Athens, Greece (2002) [E2]
2001Tarrant HA, 'The other seduction: Sicilian rhetoric in the 'Gorgias'', Power and Pleasure, Virtues and Vices, University of Newcastle, NSW (2001) [E1]
2001Tarrant HA, 'The Meno as once Interpreted', Pleasure, Power, Virtue, and Vice: Studies in Ancient Ethics, Prudential Supplement Volume, University of Auckland NZ (2001) [E1]
2000Tarrant HA, 'The Special Power of Visual Beauty in Plato and the Ancient Greek Novel', Greek Philosophy and the Fine Arts (2000) [E2]
1998Tarrant HA, 'Olympiodorus and History', Ancient History in a Modern University, vol. II, Macquarie University NSW 1993 (1998) [E1]
1998Tarrant HA, 'The Proximity of Philosophy and Medicine in the Age of Galen', Philosophy and Medicine, Vol.II, Cos, Greece 1997 (1998) [E2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants22
Total funding$350,874

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2012 (1 grants)

Plato's Myth Voice: The Identification and Interpretation of Inspired Speech in Plato$15,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Eugenio Benitez, Dr Julia Kindt, Associate Professor Dirk Baltzly, Doctor Marguerite Johnson, Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020122014
GNo:G1101161

2011 (1 grants)

The Voice of Myth in the Platonic Tradition: cultural origins, reader expectations, identification, and interpretation. $25,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Doctor Marguerite Johnson
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020112011
GNo:G1001034

2010 (1 grants)

Lire les Dialogues, mais lesquels et dans quel order Aid-en-Provence, 17 - 19 November 2010$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020102010
GNo:G1000955

2009 (2 grants)

Academies under Stress: the Reinvention and Survival of Platonist Schools, 360BC-AD565 $211,514
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Associate Professor Dirk Baltzly, Associate Professor Eugenio Benitez, Professor Francois Renaud, Dr Julius Rocca
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$211,51420092011
GNo:G0188734

Classical Association of Canada, Vancouver, 12-14 May 2009$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020092009
GNo:G0190242

2008 (1 grants)

The prototype of the Western University: Academy 360-260 B.C.$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Associate Professor Eugenio Benitez, Doctor Elizabeth Baynham
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020082008
GNo:G0188402

2007 (2 grants)

The Prototype of the Western University: Academy 360-260 B.C.$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Doctor Elizabeth Baynham
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020072007
GNo:G0187177

Both One and Not ONe: Annual Conference of the International Society for Newplatonic Studies, Helsinki, 14/6/2007 - 16/6/2007$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020072007
GNo:G0187609

2005 (1 grants)

Hellenism in Cyprus, from Stasinos to Demonax, 22-25 September 2005$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020052005
GNo:G0185442

2004 (1 grants)

VII Symposium Platonicum$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020042004
GNo:G0183917

2003 (1 grants)

21st World Congress of Philosophy, Litfi Kirday , Istanbul 10 - 17 August, 2003$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020032003
GNo:G0183104

2002 (2 grants)

Plato's Ancient Readers, from 15 July 2002 to 18 July 2002$3,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Conference Establishment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020022002
GNo:G0181915

Philosophy, Science and Exegesis, London 27-29 June 2002$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020022002
GNo:G0182025

2001 (2 grants)

Symposium Platonicum Therense, Greece 25 June - 1 July 2001$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020012001
GNo:G0180962

Visit of Prof David T Runia, from 16 June 2001 to 15 July 2001$800
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$80020012001
GNo:G0181038

2000 (1 grants)

Proclus' approach to the Interpretation of Plato.$22,500
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$22,50020002002
GNo:G0182122

1999 (1 grants)

11th International Conference for Greek Philosophy Mithymna, Greece.$2,234
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,23419991999
GNo:G0180501

1998 (1 grants)

Symosium Platonicum V, Tronto, Canada$1,949
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,94919981998
GNo:G0180612

1997 (1 grants)

The modification of a computer readable text of Plato in such a way as to facilitate analysis of the commoner vocabulary,& analysis of data by work and part-wor$4,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,00019971997
GNo:G0176683

1996 (1 grants)

EPOS and LOGOS, 2nd of an occasional series of international confs., Durban, South Africa, 1-5 July 1996$2,267
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,26719961996
GNo:G0176417

1995 (2 grants)

7th Intern. Conf. on Greek Philosophy, Greece, 20-27 Aug$2,455
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,45519951995
GNo:G0176898

7th International Conference on Greek Philosophy - Greece; and IVth Symposium Platonism - Spain$2,455
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,45519951995
GNo:G0175532
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.25

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20102014PhD (Classics)Co-SupervisorOral Tradition and Aeschylus: Structure and Meaning in the Persians

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2012PhD (Classics)Co-SupervisorPhilostratus Illustrated: The Reception of the Imagines in Renaissance Art and Culture
2011PhD (Classics)Principal SupervisorThe Foundations of Aristotle's Ethics
2004PhD (Classics)Sole SupervisorAn Advaitic Reading of Self in Plotinus
2001M Arts (Classics) [R]Sole SupervisorAlmsgiving in the Works of Basil, Ambrose, Augustine and Salvian
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Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant

Work Phone(02) 4921 5230
Fax(02) 4921 6940
Email
PositionConjoint Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaClassics
Office
MCLG27,
McMullin Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/harold-tarrant