Nicolas Day

Graduate Fellow 2023-2024

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Philosophy
Center for Ethics
Nicolas Day


Nicolas Day is a Ph.D candidate (4th year) in philosophy at Tulane University. He specializes in ancient philosophy and the history of political philosophy. His other areas of competence include the history of modern philosophy, the reception of ancient thought in modern philosophy, phenomenology, and ethics.

Prominent questions guiding his work include the nature and possibility of philosophical rhetoric and the character of philosophy as a way of life. His dissertation, "The Pythagorean Socrates of Plato's Philebus," is being supervised by Prof. Ronna Burger.