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May, Hope


More about Hope May


On Socrates (Wadsworth, 1999)

Aristotle's Ethics: Moral Development and Human Nature (Continuum, 2010)


"Socratic Ignorance and the Therapeutic Aim of the Elenchos" (in McPherran, ed., Socrates: New Essays

“Libanius: A Defense of Socrates” (translation appearing in Smith and Brickhouse, eds., Socrates: A Sourcebook, Oxford 2000)

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2000;

J.D., Michigan State University College of Law, 2008, magna cum laude. 

​Recipient of multiple Jurisprudence awards (best in class) for her work in First Amendment Theory, International Law, Legal Interpretation, and Law and Literature.

Philosophy of Law, Constitutional Law, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Human Nature, Ancient Philosophy, esp. Socrates and Aristotle, International Criminal Law​

Courses Taught

​Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Moral Problems, Aristotle, Philosophy of International Criminal Law, Peace, Justice and Human Rights (Study Abroad, Hague, Netherlands)​