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Frank Lewis

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-5172
Office: MHP 113

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. , Princeton University

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Lewis focuses his research efforts on the exploration of Greek philosophy, in particular, the works of Aristotle, especially his metaphysics and natural philosophy.

Research Specialties

Ancient Philosophy



Lewis, F. A. Aristotle's Theory of Form and Matter: A Primer.
Lewis, F. A. (2011). How Aristotle Gets By in Metaphysics Zeta. Oxford University Press.

Journal Article

Lewis, F. A. (2009). "Parmenides' Modal Fallacy". Phronesis. Vol. 54, pp. 1-8.
Lewis, F. A. (2003). Friend or Foe? -- Some Encounters With Plato in Aristotle Metaphysics Zeta. The Modern Schoolman. Vol. LXXX (2003), pp. 365-390.

Honors and Awards

USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, General Education Teaching Award, 2002-2003   
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship Recipient, 1981-1982   
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship Recipient, 1973-1974   

Service to the Profession

Professional Memberships

American Philosophical Association, 2006-2007   
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