Gregory Vlastos’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

July 27, 1907

Death Date

Oct 12, 1991

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Berkeley, California, United States



The philosopher Gregory Vlastos died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Authored many books on the philosophies developed by Plato and Socrates.

He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1931 and also received a Guggenheim Fellowship on two separate occasions.

He taught many future notables, such as Terence Irwin, Paul Woodruff, and Alexander Nehamas.

He was born in Istanbul to a Greek father and a Scottish mother.

He and author Daniel Pipes both matriculated from Harvard University.