Gill, Mary Louise G(lanville) 1950-

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GILL, Mary Louise G(lanville) 1950-

PERSONAL: Born July 31, 1950, in Alton, IL; daughter of John Glanville (a professor of philosophy) and Evalyn (a poet; maiden name, Pierpoint) Gill; married Paul Inman Coppock (a philosopher and writer), January 14, 1995. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Barnard College, B.A., 1972; Columbia University, M.A., 1974; Cambridge University, B.A., 1976, M.A., 1981, Ph.D., 1981.

ADDRESSES: Home—36 Bowen St., Providence, RI 02903. Office—Department of Philosophy, Brown University, Box 1918, Providence, RI 02912; fax: 401-273-2475. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, began as assistant professor, became professor of classics, philosophy, and history and philosophy of science, 1979-2001; Brown University, Providence, RI, professor of philosophy and classics, 2001—. Dartmouth College, visiting faculty member, 1985; Stanford University, Ethel Walter Kimball fellow and visiting faculty member, 1985-86; University of CaliforniaLos Angeles, visiting associate professor, 1994; University of California—Davis, visiting professor, 1995; Harvard University, visiting professor, 1998-99; Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, member, 1999-2000.

MEMBER: American Philosophical Association, American Philological Association.

WRITINGS:

Aristotle on Substance, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1989.

(Editor, with James G. Lennox) Self-Motion: From Aristotle to Newton, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1994.

(Editor, with Theodore Scaltsas and David Charles) Unity, Identity, and Explanation in Aristotle's Metaphysics, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1994.

(Translator, with Paul Ryan, and author of introduction) Plato, Parmenides, Hachett, 1996.

Series editor, Ashgate Publishers. Coeditor, Ancient Philosophy.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Translating, with James G. Lennox, and writing commentary for Aristotle's Meteorology IV, for Oxford University Press (New York, NY); editing, with Pierre Pellegrin, The Blackwell Companion to Ancient Philosophy, Blackwell Publishers.

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