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November 2019

WIP Talk: Matt Watton

November 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 301, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

Please join us as Matt Watton (CPAMP graduate student, Classics) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled: "Cicero, Plato, and the Sufficiency of Virtue for Happiness" Abstract: The fifth book of Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations (TD) explores the sufficiency of virtue for happiness. Both the Stoics and Antiochus of Ascalon held that virtue is sufficient for happiness (beatus). Antiochus, however, adopted a Peripatetic threefold division of goods, and argued that ultimate happiness (beatissimus) requires not only virtue, but also…

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December 2019

WIP Talk: Anna Corrias

December 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 301, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

Please join us as Anna Corrias (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled: "Potential to What? Marsilio Ficino, Theophrastus, and the Platonic Aristotle" Abstract: The humanist philosopher Marsilio Ficino (1433–1499) is well known for being the translator of the entire Platonic corpus, Plotinus’s Enneads, and some other late ancient Platonic works. Throughout his life, he cherished his role as Plato’s herald in the Latin West. However, I believe that he constantly engages with…

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January 2020

WIP Talk: Sukaina Hirji

January 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 205, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

Please join us as Sukaina Hirji (University of Pennsylvania) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled "How Virtue is a Means to Contemplation". Abstract: In a number of passages in the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle seems to suggest that ethical virtue is an instrumental means to contemplation. But, as many scholars have worried, this view seems to be both implausible on its face, and in tension with other commitments Aristotle has. The difficulty in understanding the relationship between ethical…

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February 2020

WIP Talk: Joseph Gerbasi

February 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 205, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

Please join us as Joseph Gerbasi (CPAMP graduate student, Classics) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar.

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WIP Talk: Dimitri El Murr

February 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 205, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

Please join us as Dimitri El Murr (École Normale Supérieure) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled "Plato, Aristotle, or both? The division of practical philosophy in Alexandrian Platonism".

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Seminar: Dimitri El Murr

February 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 401, 170 St George St
Toronto, ON M5R 2M8 Canada

Please join us as Dimitri El Murr (École Normale Supérieure) leads a graduate seminar for CPAMP students on "Platonic Zoology: Plt. 264a-266e and Tim. 90e-92c".

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March 2020

ATWAP 2020 (Cancelled)

March 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - March 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

***Event cancelled*** The twelfth Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy will take place on March 20 & 21, 2020. For the latest details, please check our ATWAP page.

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WIP Talk: Roberto Granieri (Cancelled)

March 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 205, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

***Event cancelled*** Please join us as Roberto Granieri (CPAMP graduate student, Philosophy) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar.

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WIP Talk: Victor Caston (Cancelled)

March 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 205, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

***Event cancelled*** Please join us as Victor Caston (University of Michigan) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar.

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April 2020

WIP Talk: Juan Piñeros Glasscock

April 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lillian Massey Building, Room 205, 125 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 Canada

Please join us as Juan Piñeros Glasscock (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto Mississauga) gives a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar.

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