Philip Argenio

Philip Argenio

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Philip Argenio is a PhD candidate and course tutor in political science. His research and teaching interests are in political theory and intellectual history.

Philip’s thesis explores the moral, political, and economic thought of Bernard Mandeville. He is also interested in Stoicism and Epicureanism, especially their reverberation in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Other thinkers of interest include Samuel Pufendorf, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Adam Smith.

Philip is a course tutor for POLIS 2106 Justice, Virtue and the Good and POLIS 2107 Passions and Interests: The History of Greed. His tutorials cover numerous thinkers and books across ancient philosophy and the Western intellectual tradition, as well as contemporary debates in political theory.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 - ongoing PhD Candidate University of Adelaide
    2018 - ongoing Rifleman Australian Army Reserve
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2020 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Honours), First Class
    2016 - 2018 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
  • Research Interests

Scholarships
Title Awarded
Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend 2021
LF and D Denholm Supplementary Scholarship 2021
Tutor
Code Title Year
POLIS 2106 Justice, Virtue and the Good Semester 1, 2021
POLIS 2107 Passions and Interests: The History of Greed Semester 1, 2022
Marker
Code Title Year
POLIS 2106 Justice, Virtue and the Good Semester 1, 2021
POLIS 2107 Passions and Interests: The History of Greed Semester 1, 2022

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