Dr. Carol S. Gould

Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo



Areas of Specialization

  • Plato

  • Aristotle

  • Ancient Philosophy

  • Aesthetics

  • Philosophy of Literature

  • Philosophy of Psychiatry


Email: cgould@fau.edu

Office Phone: 561-297-3892


Carol Gould

Dr. Carol Gould received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the State University of New York, Buffalo, where she had also received her B.A. in philosophy.

Dr. Gould specializes in ancient philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, and philosophy of psychiatry.  She has published widely in journals such as The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Philosophy and Literature, The History of Philosophy Quarterly, Phronesis, Ancient Philosophy, The Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, Philosophy East & West, and the Japan Studies Review.  Dr. Gould has also co-edited a book with Simone Gigliotti and Jacob Golom that is titled Art, Ethics, and Representations of the Holocaust: Essays in Honor of Berel Lang (2014).

Her book titled Aesthetics, Glamour, and Persons is forthcoming in 2020 with Bloomsbury Academic.

In addition to her membership in various philosophical organizations, Dr. Gould has served as peer reviewer for many academic presses and for many professional journals, such as Hypatia, Philosophical Practice, and Phoenix: The Journal for the Canadian Classics Association, among others.

Dr. Gould has received numerous honors and awards for her work in philosophy and has presented papers at numerous conferences that include the American Society of Aesthetics, The British Society of Aesthetics, The British Psychological Society, the American Philosophical Association, and the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, in addition to having been frequently invited to present lectures in her areas of expertise.

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Curriculum Vita

Recent Publications



  • Ancient Philosophy

  • Aesthetics

  • Philosophy of Literature

  • Philosophy of Psychiatry

  • Philosophy of the Performing Arts

  • Asian Aesthetics and Art Theory

  • Military Ethics

  • Moral Problems

  • Philosophy of Aging