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Events 2013-2014

Events 2013-2014

Tuesday, September 10
Tony Long (Berkeley): “Plotinus II.4: What is the matter with matter?”; JHB 100, 3-5pm (This event will be followed by a beginning-of-the-year reception)
 
Friday/Saturday, September 20/21
Tuesday, October 15
Richard Sorabji (Wolfson College, Oxford): “Gandhi and the Stoics”; Centre for Ethics, Room 200, 4-6pm (This event is organized by the Centre for Ethics and co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.)
Wednesday, October 16

A panel featuring Richard Sorabji, Akeel Bilgrami (Philosophy, Columbia University), Brad Inwood (Classics and Philosophy, University of Toronto), and Ramin Jahanbegloo (Political Science, York University); Centre for Ethics, Room 200, 10-12 (This event is organized by the Centre for Ethics and co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.)

Wednesday, October 16

Christopher J. Martin (University of Auckland): “Inconvenient Consequences: Peter Abaelard’s Revolution in Logic and its Failure, Part I”; LI 310, 3-5pm (Prof. Martin is this year’s CMS/PIMS Distinguished Visitor and his events are co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.)
Thursday, October 17
A half-day workshop with Richard Sorabji based on Gandhi and the Stoics and select readings from Gandhi, Cicero and Epictetus.  Pre-registration required (see here for details). Centre for Ethics, Room 200, 9-12:30 (This event is organized by the Centre for Ethics and co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.)
Friday, October 25
Christopher J. Martin (University of Auckland): “Inconvenient Consequences: Peter Abaelard’s Revolution in Logic and its Failure, Part II”; location LI 310, 1-3pm (Prof. Martin is this year’s CMS/PIMS Distinguished Visitor and his events are co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.)
Friday, November 1
Christopher J. Martin (University of Auckland): “Flights of Fancy: Some Thirteenth-Century Discussions of the Certainty of Self-Knowledge”; Alumni Hall 400, 4pm (Prof. Martin is this year’s CMS/PIMS Distinguished Visitor and his events are co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.) (This event will be followed by a reception.)
Thursday, November 28
André Laks (Universidad Panamericana, Mexico): “Without Socrates: Ethical Patterns in Presocratic Thought”; University College, 4:30-6pm (Prof. Laks will give UC’s Stubbs Lecture, his visit is co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program.)
Thursday, December 5
André Laks (Universidad Panamericana, Mexico): “Bones, points and the soul: an analogy in Aristotle’s De motu animalium“; JHB 401, 10am-12pm
Friday/Saturday/Sunday, March 21-23
Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy
Wednesday, March 26
Mariska Leunissen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill): “Teleology and Necessity in Aristotle’s Account of the Natural and Moral Imperfections of Women”; IHPST, 12-2pm (This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology.)
Wednesday, April 23
Deborah Roberts (Haverford College): “Translating the Obscene: the Unexpurgated in an era of Expurgation”; location TBA, 4-6pm (This and the following event are jointly organized by the Department of Classics and the Collaborative Program.)
Thursday, April 24
Aryeh Kosman (Haverford College): “Why the Gods Love the Holy: Euthyphro 10-11″; JHB 418, 3-5pm
Tuesday, May 13
Jacob Schmutz (Université Paris Sorbonne – Abu Dhabi): TBA; JHB 418, 3-5pm