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Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant

Conjoint Professor

School of Humanities and Social Science (Classics)

Career Summary

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.

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.

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.

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 this degree on a number of occasions.

Collaborations
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.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Durham
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge - UK
  • Master of Arts, University of Cambridge - UK

Keywords

  • Ancient Drama
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Ancient commentaries
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Classical Greek
  • Latin
  • Neoplatonism
  • Platonism
  • computational linguistics

Languages

  • Latin (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
200599 Literary Studies not elsewhere classified 20
210399 Historical Studies not elsewhere classified 55
220399 Philosophy not elsewhere classified 25

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2006 - 1/04/2006 Visiting Professor University of Toronto
Department of Classics and Philosophy
Canada
1/10/2005 - 1/04/2007 Guest Editor, European Legacy April 07 International Society for Study of European Ideas
Australia
1/01/1995 -  Membership - Australian Academy of the Humanities Australian Academy of the Humanities

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
Invited Member - IJPT Board International Society for Neoplatonic Studies
Australia
Member - Dionysius Journal Dalhousie University
Canada
Member - Journal of the History of Philosophy (JHP) Johns Hopkins University Press
Australia
Foreign Member - Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters
Finland

Invitations

External Reviewer - Departments

Year Title / Rationale
2004 School of History Philosophy Religion Classics
Organisation: University of Queensland

Participant

Year Title / Rationale
2006 AAIA Annual Athens Lecture
Organisation: Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
2006 Symposium on Platonic Interpretation over the ages
Organisation: Istituto Svizzero di Roma
2005 AAIA 25th Anniversary Symposium
Organisation: Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
2004 4th Symposium on Greek Philosophy
Organisation: Institute of Philosophical Research, Patra, Greece Description: Invited Symposium on Nomos and Physis
2004 2004 Triennial Symposium: Gorgias und Menon
Organisation: International Plato Society Description: Invitation to deliver Matthias Baltes Memorial Lecture
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Publications

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


Book (10 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Layne DA, Tarrant H, The Neoplatonic Socrates, University of Pennsylvania Press, Pennsylvania, 304 (2014) [A3]
2012 Johnson MM, Tarrant HA, Alcibiades and the Socratic lover-educator, Bristol Classical Press, London, 254 (2012) [A3]
Co-authors Marguerite Johnson
2012 Press GA, Gonzalez F, Nails D, Tarrant HA, The Continuum Companion to Plato, Continuum, New York, 377 (2012) [A3]
2007 Tarrant 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]
2007 Tarrant HA, Proclus: On Plato Cratylus, Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 192 (2007) [A3]
2005 Tarrant HA, Recollecting Plato's Meno, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom, 211 (2005) [A1]
2003 Tarrant HA, Plato: The Last Days of Socrates, Penguin, London, U.K. (2003) [A4]
2001 Tarrant HA, Blyth DJ, Baltzly DC, Power and Pleasure, Virtues and Vices: Prudentia Supplement Volume, Australasian Society for Ancient Philosophy, Auckland NZ (2001) [A3]
2000 Tarrant HA, Plato's First Interpreters, Duckworth & Cornell U.P., London & Ithaca (2000) [A1]
1998 Jackson R, Lycos K, Tarrant HA, Olympiodorus: On Plato's Gorgias, with introduction by H. Tarrant, Brill, Leiden (1998) [A1]
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Chapter (31 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Tarrant HAS, 'The Many-Voiced Socrates: Neoplatonist Sensitivity to Socrates' Change of Register', The Neoplatonic Socrates, University of Pennsylvania Press, Pennsylvania 143-162 (2014) [B1]
2014 Tarrant HAS, 'Introduction', The Neoplatonic Socrates, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 1-19 (2014) [B1]
2014 Tarrant HAS, Tarrant, 'Platonist Curricula and their Influence', The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism, Routledge, Abingdon UK 15-29 (2014) [B1]
2013 Tarrant HAS, 'L¿importance du Théétète avant Thrasylle', La mesure du savoir: Études sur le Théétète de Platon, J. Vrin, Paris 243-266 (2013) [B1]
2013 Tarrant 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]
2012 Tarrant HA, 'Improvement by love: From Aeschines to the Old Academy', Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator, Bristol Classical Press, London 147-163 (2012) [B1]
2012 Baynham 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
2012 Tarrant 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]
2012 Tarrant HA, Johnson MM, 'Introduction', Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-educator, Bristol Classical Press, London 1-6 (2012) [B2]
Co-authors Marguerite Johnson
2012 Tarrant 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]
2010 Tarrant HA, 'Platonism before Plotinus', The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom 63-97 (2010) [B1]
DOI 10.1017/CHOL9780521764407.007
2010 Tarrant 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]
2010 Tarrant 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]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'Wine in ancient Greece: Some Platonist ponderings', Wine & Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking, Blackwell Publishing, Malden 15-29 (2008) [B1]
2007 Tarrant 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]
2007 Tarrant 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]
2007 Tarrant 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]
2007 Tarrant 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]
2006 Tarrant HA, Baltzly D, 'Introduction', Reading Plato in Antiquity, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom 1-7 (2006) [B1]
2006 Tarrant HA, 'Platonic interpretation and eclectic theory', Reading Plato in Antiquity, Duckworth Publishers, London, United Kingdom 9-18 (2006) [B1]
2006 Tarrant HA, 'Socratic Method and Socratic Truth', A Companion to Socrates, Blackwell Publishing, Malden 254-272 (2006) [B1]
DOI 10.1002/9780470996218
2004 Tarrant 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]
2003 Tarrant 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]
2003 Tarrant 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]
2003 Tarrant HA, 'Athletics, Competition and the Intellectual', Sport and Festival in the Ancient Greek World, The Classical Press of Wales, Swansea 353-365 (2003) [B1]
2002 Tarrant 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]
2000 Tarrant HA, 'Where Plato Speaks: Reflections on an Ancient Debate', Who Speaks for Plato, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 67-80 (2000) [B1]
2000 Tarrant 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]
1999 Tarrant HA, 'Middle Platonism and Gnosticism', Columbia History of Philosophy, Columbia University Press, New York 91-102 (1999) [B1]
1999 Tarrant HA, 'The Gorgias and the Demiurge', Traditions of Platonism, Ashgate, Aldershot UK 369-373 (1999) [B1]
1999 Tarrant HA, 'Dialogue and Orality in a Post-Platonic Age', Signs of Orality, Brill, Leiden 181-197 (1999) [B1]
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Journal article (56 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Johnson MM, Tarrant H, 'Fairytales and Make-Believe, or Spinning Stories About Poros and Penia in Plato¿s Symposium: A Literary and Computational Analysis', Phoenix, 68 291-312 (2014)
Co-authors Marguerite Johnson
2013 Tarrant HA, 'Rezension von: David Sedley (ed.)The Philosophy of Antiochus [Book Review]', sehepunkte, 1 (2013) [C3]
2013 Tarrant 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]
DOI 10.1163/18725473-12341268
2012 Tarrant HA, 'The origins and shape of Plato's six-book republic', Antichthon, 46 52-78 (2012) [C1]
2012 Tarrant 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]
2012 Tarrant HA, 'Plato's republics', Plato: The Internet Journal of the International Plato Society, 1-12 (2012) [C1]
2011 Tarrant HA, 'Miscellaneous notes on the behaviour of Black and Brown Falcons and Nankeen Kestrels', The Whistler, 5 55-56 (2011) [C3]
2011 Tarrant HA, 'Changes in the bird population of Bolwarra, 1994-2011', The Whistler, 5 28-38 (2011) [C2]
2011 Tarrant HA, 'Proclus: Commentary on the First Alcibiades', International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 5 315-316 (2011) [C3]
DOI 10.1163/187254711x589778
2011 Tarrant HA, Benitez EE, Roberts T, 'The Mythical voice in the Timaeus-Critias stylometric indicators', Ancient Philosophy, 31 95-120 (2011) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 3
2010 Tarrant HAS, 'Some Support from Computational Stylistics', Hermathena, 93-101 (2010) [C1]
2010 Tarrant HA, 'The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Theatre', The European Legacy, 15 125-126 (2010) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848770903516261
2010 Tarrant HA, 'The seer in Ancient Greece', The European Legacy, 15 277-278 (2010) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848771003647998
2010 Tarrant HA, 'Debating the Athenian Cultural Revolution: Art, literature, philosophy, and politics, 430-380 BC', The European Legacy, 15 126-127 (2010) [C3]
2009 Tarrant 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]
DOI 10.1163/187254708X397414
2009 Tarrant HA, 'F. Aronadio (a cura di), Dialoghi spuri di Platone', Elenchos: Rivista di studi sul pensiero antico, 169-177 (2009) [C3]
2009 Tarrant HA, 'Plato and Aristotle in agreement? Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry', Ancient Philosophy, XXIX 240-247 (2009) [C3]
2009 Tarrant HA, 'The object of Alcibiades' Love', Literature & Aesthetics, 19 74-87 (2009) [C1]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'Piecing together Polemo', Mediterranean Archaeology, 2006/07 225-232 (2008) [C1]
2008 Tarrant 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]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'The Dyschereis of the Magna Moralia', Plato: Internet Journal of the International Plato Society, 8 1-15 (2008) [C2]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'Interpreting Atlantis: The ancient evidence', The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Bulletin, 15-19 (2008) [C2]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'C. Steel (ed.), Procli in Platonis Parmenidem Commentaria I', The Classical Review, 58 434-436 (2008) [C3]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'Eudorus and the early Platonist interpretation of the Categories', Laval Theologique et Philosophique, 64 583-595 (2008) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3
2008 Tarrant HA, 'The dramatic background of the arguments with Callicles, Euripides' Antiope and an Athenian anti-intellectual argument', Antichthon, 42 20-39 (2008) [C1]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'Culture and Philosophy in the Age of Plotinus', Journal of Hellenic Studies, 128 285-286 (2008) [C3]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'The Atlantis story: A short history of Plato's Myth', Polis, 25 360-363 (2008) [C3]
2008 Tarrant HA, 'Law, reason, and the cosmic city: Political philosophy in the Early Stoa', Polis, 25 175-179 (2008) [C3]
2007 Tarrant HA, 'Atlantis: Myths, ancient and modern', The European Legacy, 12 159-172 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/10848770701208194
2007 Tarrant HA, Benitez E, 'Introduction', The European Legacy, 12 133-140 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/10848770701207956
2007 Tarrant HA, 'The Midwife of Platonism, by David Sedley', The European Legacy, 12 268 (2007) [C3]
2007 Tarrant HA, 'Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy, by Andrea Wilson Nightingale', The European Legacy, 12 269 (2007) [C3]
2007 Tarrant HA, 'Olympiodorus and the Proclus on the Climax of the Alcibiades', International Journal of the Platonic Tradition, 1 3-29 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1163/187254707X194636
2007 Tarrant 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]
2007 Tarrant HA, 'Plato's natural philosophy', Journal of the History of Philosophy, 45 149-150 (2007) [C3]
2005 Tarrant HA, 'Socratic Synousia: A post-platonic myth?', Journal of the History of Philosophy, 43 131-155 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1353/hph.2005.0125
2004 Tarrant HA, 'Development, Non-Philosophers and Laws', Polis, 21 147-159 (2004) [C1]
2004 Tarrant HA, 'The Heirs of Plato. A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC)', Ancient Philosophy 24, 244-247 (2004) [C1]
2004 Tarrant HA, 'The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought', The European Legacy, 9 420-422 (2004) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/1084877042000235559
2004 Tarrant HA, 'Ruby Blondell. The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues', Mouseion - Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, 4 212-216 (2004) [C3]
2003 Tarrant HA, 'Plato's Euthydemus and a Platonic Education Program', Dionysius, 21 7-22 (2003) [C2]
2003 Tarrant HA, 'Love among the intellectuals: Theory and practice: Part 1', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 32 64-84 (2003) [C1]
2003 Tarrant HA, 'Love among the intellectuals: Theory and practice: Part II', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 32 161-185 (2003) [C1]
2002 Tarrant HA, 'New Work on Philosophical Papyri: the Corpus dei Papiri', Prudentia, 34 178-186 (2002) [C1]
2002 Tarrant HA, 'Review of Charles Brittain, Philo of Larissa: The Last of the Academic Sceptics', Ancient Philosophy, 22 485-492 (2002) [C3]
2002 Tarrant HA, 'Review of Boys-Stones, Post-Helenistic Philosophy (Electronic)', Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews, 2002 (2002) [C3]
2002 Tarrant 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]
2001 Tarrant HA, 'How can Platonist Writing be Introduced?', Apeiron, 34 327-345 (2001) [C1]
2001 Tarrant HA, 'Late Neoplatonic Evidence for the Text of Pl. Gorg. 491d', Hermes, 129 118-123 (2001) [C1]
2001 Tarrant HA, 'Review of Plato's Individuals', The European Legacy, 6 864-866 (2001) [C3]
2000 Tarrant HA, 'Recollection and Prophecy in the Divinatione', Phronesis, 45 64-76 (2000) [C1]
2000 Tarrant HA, 'Reason, Faith, and Authority: Some Platonist Debates about the Authority of the Teacher', Sophia, 39 46-63 (2000) [C1]
2000 Tarrant HA, 'Review of 'The Philosophy of Socrates' by Brickhouse and Smith', Ancient Philosophy, 20 473-478 (2000) [C3]
2000 Tarrant 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]
1999 Tarrant HA, 'Shadows of Justice in Apuleius' Metamorphoses', Hermathena, 151 71-89 (1999) [C1]
1999 Tarrant HA, 'Observations on the Text of Olympiodorus On Plato?s Gorgias', Mnemosyne, 52 23-40 (1999) [C1]
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Review (7 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Tarrant HAS, 'The Academy (2014) [D1]
DOI 10.1093/OBO/9780195389661-0146
2012 Tarrant HA, 'Theology', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012 Tarrant HA, 'Elenchus (cross-examination, refutation)', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012 Tarrant HA, 'Gorgias', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012 Tarrant HA, 'Alcibiades I', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2012 Tarrant HA, 'The Platonic corpus and manuscript tradition', The Continuum Companion to Plato (2012) [D2]
2008 Tarrant 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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Tarrant HA, 'God(s), freedom, and nature in the Derveni Papyrus', God, Freedom and Nature, Strathfield, NSW (2012) [E1]
2011 Tarrant 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]
2010 Tarrant 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]
2007 Tarrant 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]
2004 Tarrant HA, 'Aristotle's Reports on Plato: Three Background Issues', Institute for Philosophical Research, Santorini, Greece (2004) [E2]
2004 Tarrant 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]
2002 Tarrant HA, 'Proclus on how Plato Communicates', The Philosophy of Communications, Athens, Greece (2002) [E2]
2001 Tarrant HA, 'The Meno as once Interpreted', Pleasure, Power, Virtue, and Vice: Studies in Ancient Ethics, Prudential Supplement Volume, University of Auckland NZ (2001) [E1]
2001 Tarrant HA, 'The other seduction: Sicilian rhetoric in the 'Gorgias'', Power and Pleasure, Virtues and Vices, University of Newcastle, NSW (2001) [E1]
2000 Tarrant HA, 'The Special Power of Visual Beauty in Plato and the Ancient Greek Novel', Greek Philosophy and the Fine Arts (2000) [E2]
1998 Tarrant HA, 'Olympiodorus and History', Ancient History in a Modern University, vol. II, Macquarie University NSW 1993 (1998) [E1]
1998 Tarrant 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 grants 22
Total funding $350,874

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20121 grants / $15,000

Plato's Myth Voice: The Identification and Interpretation of Inspired Speech in Plato$15,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Associate Professor Eugenio Benitez, Dr Julia Kindt, Associate Professor Dirk Baltzly, Associate Professor Marguerite Johnson, Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1101161
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20111 grants / $25,000

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Associate Professor Marguerite Johnson
Scheme Near Miss Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1001034
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20101 grants / $1,500

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

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1000955
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20092 grants / $213,014

Academies under Stress: the Reinvention and Survival of Platonist Schools, 360BC-AD565 $211,514

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

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
Scheme Discovery Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0188734
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

Classical Association of Canada, Vancouver, 12-14 May 2009$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190242
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20081 grants / $20,000

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Associate Professor Eugenio Benitez, Doctor Elizabeth Baynham
Scheme Near Miss Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0188402
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20072 grants / $22,500

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant, Doctor Elizabeth Baynham
Scheme Near Miss Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0187177
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

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

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0187609
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20051 grants / $2,400

Hellenism in Cyprus, from Stasinos to Demonax, 22-25 September 2005$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2005
GNo G0185442
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20041 grants / $2,500

VII Symposium Platonicum$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo G0183917
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20031 grants / $2,400

21st World Congress of Philosophy, Litfi Kirday , Istanbul 10 - 17 August, 2003$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo G0183104
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20022 grants / $5,400

Plato's Ancient Readers, from 15 July 2002 to 18 July 2002$3,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Conference Establishment Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0181915
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Philosophy, Science and Exegesis, London 27-29 June 2002$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0182025
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20012 grants / $3,300

Symposium Platonicum Therense, Greece 25 June - 1 July 2001$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0180962
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Visit of Prof David T Runia, from 16 June 2001 to 15 July 2001$800

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Visitor Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0181038
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20001 grants / $22,500

Proclus' approach to the Interpretation of Plato.$22,500

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Large Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0182122
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

19991 grants / $2,234

11th International Conference for Greek Philosophy Mithymna, Greece.$2,234

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0180501
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19981 grants / $1,949

Symosium Platonicum V, Tronto, Canada$1,949

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1998
Funding Finish 1998
GNo G0180612
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19971 grants / $4,000

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)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Small Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1997
Funding Finish 1997
GNo G0176683
Type Of Funding Scheme excluded from IGS
Category EXCL
UON Y

19961 grants / $2,267

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

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1996
Funding Finish 1996
GNo G0176417
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19952 grants / $4,910

7th International Conference on Greek Philosophy - Greece; and IVth Symposium Platonism - Spain$2,455

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1995
Funding Finish 1995
GNo G0175532
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

7th Intern. Conf. on Greek Philosophy, Greece, 20-27 Aug$2,455

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1995
Funding Finish 1995
GNo G0176898
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed4
Current1

Total current UON EFTSL

PhD0.25

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010 PhD Aeschylus as Oral Performance : Rhythm Structure and Meaning in the Persians
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2012 PhD Philostratus Illustrated: The Reception of the Imagines in Renaissance Art and Culture
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2011 PhD The Foundations of Aristotle's Ethics
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor
2004 PhD An Advaitic Reading of Self in Plotinus
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisor
2001 Masters Almsgiving in the Works of Basil, Ambrose, Augustine and Salvian
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisor
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Conjoint Professor Harold Tarrant

Position

Conjoint Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

Classics

Contact Details

Email harold.tarrant@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5230
Fax (02) 4921 6940

Office

Room MCLG27
Building McMullin Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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