Recent events

Recent talks

  • 2010–11
  • Aristotle and Epictetus on the capacity for alternative actions
    Ricardo Salles, UNAM Mexico, May 4, 2011
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Aquinas on Reason, Self-determination and the Will
    Ursula Coope (Corpus Christi College, Oxford), 21 April 2011
    Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
  • Refuting Callicles: the Dénouement of Plato's Gorgias
    Malcolm Schofield (St. John's College, Cambridge), 31 March 2011
    Sponsored by the Departments of Classics and Philosophy
  • Hermeneutic Cross-Fertilization of Ancient Math and Ancient Logic: A Case Study
    Susanne Bobzien (Yale), 20 January 2011
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • “Socrates” Avowal of Knowledge at Apology 29ab / 37b: A Kierkegaardian Approach'
    David Possen (Yale), 29 November 2010
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Cicero’s Sceptical Methods in the De finibus
    Charles Brittain (Cornell University), 11 November 2010
    Sponsored by the Departments of Classics and Philosophy
  • Plato, Speusippus and Aristotle in Metaphysics MN
    Stephen Menn (McGill University), 23 September 2010
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Modes of Being and Structure at Sophist 255cd
    Fiona Leigh (University College London), 7 September 2010
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • 2009–10
  • Conspiracy as Allegory in Callicles' Great Speech in Plato’s Gorgias
    Jimmy Doyle (Bristol, UK), April 21 2010
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Desiring the Good: A Socratic Reading of Aristotle
    Katja Vogt (Columbia) January 29, 2010
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy and the Moral Philosophy Working Group
  • Aristotle’s Two Worlds: Knowledge and Belief in Posterior Analytics I.33
    Gail Fine (Cornell/Oxford), October 30, 2009
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy and the Department of Philosophy
  • 2008–9
  • Justice and the Laws in Aristotle’s Moral and Political Theory
    Mi-Kyoung Lee, University of Colorado, Boulder, Friday April 24th 2009
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Ancient Greek Verbs of Knowing
    Myles Burnyeat, Robinson College, Cambridge, Friday April 17, 2009
  • Justice Writ Large and Small in Republic IV
    Myles Burnyeat, Robinson College, Cambridge, Thursday, April 16, 2009
  • Other Minds, Other Faces: Philosophy and Physiognomy in the Ancient World
    Myles Burnyeat, Robinson College, Cambridge, Tuesday April 14, 2009
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Plato on Pretending
    Gabriel Richardson Lear, Chicago, Friday, January 30, 2009
  • The Theaetetus in the Context of Plato’s Later Dialogues
    Charles Kahn, University of Pennsylvania, Monday, December 8, 2008
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Philology and Philosophy: The Greek and Arabic Evidence for the Heraclitus Fragment in Theophrastus (DK 124)
    Dimitri Gutas, Yale, Monday, October 27, 2008
    Sponsored by the Working Groups in Ancient and Arabic Philosophy
  • Aristotle on the Distinction between Rational and Nonrational Desire
    Ursula Coope, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Thursday, September 18, 2008
  • 2007–8
  • Platonic Pleasures in Epicurus and Abu-Bakr al-Razi
    Peter Adamson, King’s College London, 11 April 2008
    Sponsored by the Working Groups in Ancient and Arabic Philosophy
  • Socrates on Trial: A Dramatic Performance of Plato’s Apology
    Steve Wexler, University of British Columbia, 20 February 2008
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Intensive Seminar on Rationality in Ancient Philosophy
    A. A. Long, University of California, Berkeley, 17–20 January 2008
    Sponsored by the Workinig Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Aristotle on Simultaneously Perceiving More Things than One
    Hendrik Lorenz, Princeton, November 12, 2007 C104
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
  • Aristotle on Slavery
    Adam Beresford, University of Mass., Boston, September 25, 2007
    Sponsored by the Working Group in Ancient Philosophy

Recent seminars

  • 2010–11
  • Plato’s Sophist (Greek reading) — Harte and Sattler
  • Greco-Roman Theories of Emotion (Readings in translation) — Harte
  • 2009–10
  • Aristotle on the voluntary, prohairesis and responsibility (EN III.1–5, EE II.6–11) (Greek reading) — Bobzien & Harte
  • Stoic Logic (readings in translation) — Bobzien
  • Ancient Relativism — Matthew Evans (NYU, visiting for spring semester 2010)
  • 2008–9
  • Plato Parmenides (Greek reading) — Harte & Sattler
  • Pleasure in Plato and Aristotle (readings in translation) — Harte
  • Philosophy of Mathematics in Ancient Greece (readings in translation) — Sattler
  • 2007–8
  • Time and Space/Place in Plato and Aristotle (readings in translation) — Sattler
  • Aristotle’s Psychology (Parva Naturalia, esp. On Memory) (Greek reading) — Bobzien & Harte
  • 2006–7
  • Aristotle’s Categories (Greek reading) — Harte & Bobzien
  • Aristotle’s De Interpretatione (Greek reading) — Bobzien & Harte
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