Santiago Melo Arias
Ph.D. candidate, Ancient Philosophy
BA in Economics (cum laude), Universidad de los Andes
MA in Economics, Universidad de los Andes
MSt in Ancient Philosophy (distinction), University of Oxford, Oriel College
Santiago's research focuses on ancient ethics and ancient economic thought. Within these areas, he studies the relationship between self-interest and other-regarding behaviour, and the link between material prosperity and happiness in Greek and Roman philosophy. Santiago also studies ancient philosophical accounts of the emotions in relation to moral development.