Dr Kieran McGroarty

Ancient Classics

Senior Lecturer
On sabbatical 2019-2020

Arts Building
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(01) 708 3973

Biography

Kieran McGroarty was born in Moville, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland. He was educated at Carndongh Community School and at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth. He took up a permanent teaching post at Maynooth in 1993.

Books

  Year Publication
2006 Plotinus on Eudaimonia: A Commentary on Ennead I.4.
Kieran McGroarty (2006) Plotinus on Eudaimonia: A Commentary on Ennead I.4. : Oxford University Press. [Details]
2001 Eklogai.
Kieran McGroarty (2001) Eklogai. : Department of Ancient Classics, NUI Maynooth. [Details]
1995 Neoplatonica: Studies in the Neoplatonic Tradition.
Kieran McGroarty (1995) Neoplatonica: Studies in the Neoplatonic Tradition. : Hermathena. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2001 'The Ethics of Plotinus'
Kieran McGroarty (2001) 'The Ethics of Plotinus' In: Eklogai: Studies in Honour of Thomas Finan and Gerard Watson. [Details]
2001 'The Ethics of Plotinus Kieran McGroarty Department of Ancient Classics, NUI Maynooth'
Kieran McGroarty (2001) 'The Ethics of Plotinus Kieran McGroarty Department of Ancient Classics, NUI Maynooth' In: Eklogai: Studies in Honour of Thomas Finan and Gerard Watson. [IR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2006 'Did Alexander the Great read Xenophon?'
Kieran McGroarty (2006) 'Did Alexander the Great read Xenophon?' Hermathena, 181 :105-124. [IR Link] [Details]
2000 'Does the mystic care? The ethical theory of Plotinus'
Kieran McGroarty (2000) 'Does the mystic care? The ethical theory of Plotinus' Maynooth University Record, 1 :11-14. [IR Link] [Details]
1994 'Plotinus on Eudaimonia'
Kieran McGroarty (1994) 'Plotinus on Eudaimonia' Hermathena, 157 :103-115. [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2010
Professor James O'Donnell (2010) [Visiting and guest lecturers hosted], The Future of the Book, Georgetown University, Washington, Arts, Celtic Studies, and Philiosphy, Ancient Classics . [Details]
2009 Classical Association of Ireland.
(2009) Classical Association of Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Aristophanes and Supposititious Children in Classical Athens: Fact or Fiction?, UCD . [Details]
2008
(2008) [Oral Presentation], Black Market Babies in Classical Athens, Waterford Institute of Technology . [Details]
2008 CRDG.
(2008) CRDG. [Oral Presentation], Swapping the Swaddling: The Supposititious Child in Classical Greece, NUIM . [Details]
2008 Colloquium on War and Society in the Ancient World.
(2008) Colloquium on War and Society in the Ancient World. [Oral Presentation], To the Victor the Spolis: The Strange Behaviour of Alexander the Great, Royal Irish Academy . [Details]
2007 Hunt Museum Liberal Arts Series.
(2007) Hunt Museum Liberal Arts Series. [Oral Presentation], Women, Slaves and Metics: The silent voices of Classical Athens, Hunt Museum, Limerick . [Details]
2007 Schools Series Lecture.
(2007) Schools Series Lecture. [Oral Presentation], The Literary Sources for Alexander the Great, TCD . [Details]
2006 Classical Association of Ireland.
(2006) Classical Association of Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Was the Pen mightier than the Sword? The Literary Interests of Alexander the Great, NUIM . [Details]
2005
(2005) [Oral Presentation], Alexander’s Success and Arrian’s Failure, Alexandra College . [Details]
2005 NUIM Classical Society.
(2005) NUIM Classical Society. [Public presentations], From Philippi to Actium: Octavian’s Road to Victory, NUIM . [Details]
2005 CRDG.
(2005) CRDG. [Oral Presentation], Pagans and Christians: the Influence of Neoplatonism on St Augustine, NUIM . [Details]
2004 UCD Classical Society.
(2004) UCD Classical Society. [Oral Presentation], Athens and its Source Materials, Townley Hall, Drogheda . [Details]
2003 School of Philosophy and Economic Science.
(2003) School of Philosophy and Economic Science. [Oral Presentation], A Day with Plato, Dublin Castle . [Details]
2003 Hibernian Hellenists.
(2003) Hibernian Hellenists. [Oral Presentation], Xenophon’s Influence on Alexander the Great, NUIM . [Details]
2000 Department of Philosophy.
(2000) Department of Philosophy. [Oral Presentation], Problems in Plotinus’ Ethics, NUIM . [Details]
1992 International Conference on Neoplatonism.
(1992) International Conference on Neoplatonism. [Oral Presentation], Plotinus on Eudaimonia, TCD . [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2014 Roisman, J., & Worthington, I., (eds), A Companion to Ancient Macedonia.
Kieran McGroarty (2014) Roisman, J., & Worthington, I., (eds), A Companion to Ancient Macedonia. Book Review [Details]
2009 Reading Ancient Texts Volume II: Aristotle and Neoplatonism.
Kieran McGroarty (2009) Reading Ancient Texts Volume II: Aristotle and Neoplatonism. Book Review [Details]
2009 Reading Ancient Texts Volume I: Presocratics and Plato.
Kieran McGroarty (2009) Reading Ancient Texts Volume I: Presocratics and Plato. Book Review [Details]
2007 Edward M. Harris & Lene Rubenstein (ed.), The Law and the Courts in Ancient Greece.
Kieran McGroarty (2007) Edward M. Harris & Lene Rubenstein (ed.), The Law and the Courts in Ancient Greece. Book Review [Details]
2005 Schniewind, A., L’Éthique du Sage chez Plotin. Le paradigme du spoudaios.
Kieran McGroarty (2005) Schniewind, A., L’Éthique du Sage chez Plotin. Le paradigme du spoudaios. Book Review [Details]
2004 Worthington, I., Alexander the Great: A Reader.
Kieran McGroarty (2004) Worthington, I., Alexander the Great: A Reader. Book Review [Details]
2002 van Wees, H., (ed.), War and Violence in Ancient Greece.
Kieran McGroarty (2002) van Wees, H., (ed.), War and Violence in Ancient Greece. Book Review [Details]
2002 Osborne, R., (ed.), Classical Greece 500-323.
Kieran McGroarty (2002) Osborne, R., (ed.), Classical Greece 500-323. Book Review [Details]
1999 Mitchell, L.G., & Rhodes, P.J., The Development of the Poleis in Archaic Greece.
Kieran McGroarty (1999) Mitchell, L.G., & Rhodes, P.J., The Development of the Poleis in Archaic Greece. Book Review [Details]
1999 Gerson, L.P., (ed.), The Cambridge to Plotinus.
Kieran McGroarty (1999) Gerson, L.P., (ed.), The Cambridge to Plotinus. Book Review [Details]
1999 Gerson, L.P., Plotinus.
Kieran McGroarty (1999) Gerson, L.P., Plotinus. Book Review [Details]
1999 Carey, C., Trials from Classical Athens.
Kieran McGroarty (1999) Carey, C., Trials from Classical Athens. Book Review [Details]

Dictionary Entry

  Year Publication
2006 ‘Plato’, 'Platonism’, 'Plotinus', ‘Socrates’, ‘the Sophists’ ‘the Soul’.
Kieran McGroarty (2006) ‘Plato’, 'Platonism’, 'Plotinus', ‘Socrates’, ‘the Sophists’ ‘the Soul’. Dictionary Entry [Details]
2002 ‘Antigonus I’ , ‘Demosthenes’ , ‘Isocrates’ , ‘Pisistratus’ , ‘Polybius’ , ‘Thucydides’ , ‘Xenophon’.
Kieran McGroarty (2002) ‘Antigonus I’ , ‘Demosthenes’ , ‘Isocrates’ , ‘Pisistratus’ , ‘Polybius’ , ‘Thucydides’ , ‘Xenophon’. Dictionary Entry [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2002 Plotinus Ennead I.4: A Commentary.
Kieran McGroarty (2002) Plotinus Ennead I.4: A Commentary. St. Patrick's College, Maynooth: Thesis [Details]