By re-examining ancient notions of sexual difference, bodies, culture, and identity, this book shows that Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Epicureans and others force us to reassess what is at stake in discussions about gender.
BROOKE HOLMES is Assistant Professor of Classics at Princeton University. Her first book, The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient Greece, was published in 2010. A co-edited volume, Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism, appeared in 2012. She has also written on Lucretius, the Iliad, Euripides' Heracles, Plato and Aelius Aristides' Sacred Tales.