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Christopher Gill WIP Talk

Christopher Gill (Exeter) will be presenting in the CPAMP Work in Progress seminar, on the provocative question "What's So Great about Virtue? Stoic Thinking on Virtue and Happiness". All are welcome.

Doug Hutchinson WIP Talk

Doug Hutchinson (Toronto) will be presenting in the CPAMP Work in Progress series on. The title of the presentation is "Rediscovering Protagoras: 28 new fragments from his famous book”. All are welcome!

Sean Kelsey WIP Talk

Prof. Sean Kelsey (Notre Dame) will be presenting in CPAMP's Work in Progress seminar, on "Essence and Insight". All are welcome!

Visiting Speaker: Christian Pfeiffer

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Christian Pfeiffer (LMU Munich) will give a presentation entitled, "Aristotle on the Definition of Hylomorphic Substances", as part of our visiting speaker series. Note that the presentation will be in JHB 418.

Visiting Speaker: Justin Vlasits

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Justin Vlasits (University of Tübingen) is giving a presentation entitled, "Aristotle on the Hunt for Essence", as part of our visiting speaker series. Note that the talk will be in JHB 418.

Visiting Speaker: Whitney Schwab

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Whitney Schwab (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) will be presenting this Thursday on "The Aristotelian Root of Stoic Epistemology", as part of our visiting speaker series. Note that the talk will be in JHB.

Devin Henry WIP Talk

Prof. Devin Henry (Western University) will be speaking in the CPAMP Work in Progress seminar on Monday, January 29th (4-6pm Lillian Massey 205). The title of the presentation is "The Architectonic Model of Generation: The Influence of Plato on Aristotle's Generation of Animals”. All are welcome!

Visiting Speaker: Jessica Gelber

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Jessica Gelber (Pittsburgh) will be presenting this Thursday on "Interspecies Teleology and Aristotle's Politics I.8", concluding our visiting speaker series. All welcome!

Tad Brennan WIP Talk

Prof. Tad Brennan (Cornell) will be presenting in the CPAMP Work in Progress seminar on "The Immortality Argument of Republic X". All welcome!

ATWAP 2019

The Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy will take place this year on March 22 & 23, 2018, on the theme of "Aristotle's Hylomorphism".

ATWAP 2018: New Approaches to the Presocratics

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

This is the tenth Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy (ATWAP). The theme for this year's workshop is 'New Approaches to the Presocratics'.  All sessions will be held in Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St. Toronto Here is a draft of the workshop schedule: Friday Coffee 10:00-12:00: André Laks (Universidad Panamericana) and […]

Boys-Stones Research Talk

We are pleased to announce a presentation by CPAMP Distinguished Visitor Prof. George Boys-Stones (University of Durham): ‘“Becoming” as an End: A Forgotten Debate Over the Self in the Background to Plotinus’ Tues. June 12 4:00-6:00 Lillian Massey 220 If you would like to sign up for lunch or dinner with Prof. Boys-Stones during his visit, or to meet […]

Boys-Stones Seminar

We are pleased to announce another presentation by CPAMP Distinguished Visitor Prof. George Boys–Stones (University of Durham): ‘Alcibiades’ Error: Moral Beauty in Plato’s Symposium’ Thurs. June 14 3:15-5:00 Lillian Massey 205 If you would like to sign up for lunch or dinner with Prof. Boys–Stones during his visit, or to meet with him for discussion, please let me know, indicating […]

WIP Talk: Willie Costello

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

We'll kick off the new year with a work-in-progress talk from new CPAMP postdoc Willie Costello. His talk is titled "Shame as guide to the good life: A new reading of Socrates' argumentative method in Plato's Gorgias". The talk will be followed by a welcome back reception in the Classics lounge next door.

UTCMP 2018

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Please join us for the 2018 University of Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy, organized by Martin Pickavé, Deborah Black, and Peter King. All sessions are free and open to the public and will be held in Room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building. Conference Schedule Friday, September 21 Session I (4:30 – 6:30) Chair: Peter Eardley (University […]

Research Talk: Terence Irwin

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

We are pleased to welcome CPAMP Distinguished Visitor Terence Irwin, emeritus professor of ancient philosophy at Keble College, University of Oxford, who will be presenting on "The place of habituation in Aristotelian virtue of character".

Research Talk: Gail Fine

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

We are pleased to welcome CPAMP Distinguished Visitor Gail Fine, professor emerita at Cornell University, who will be presenting on "Knowledge and Truth in the Greatest Difficulty Argument: Parmenides 133b4–134c3".

WIP Talk: Andree Hahmann

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Andree Hahmann (DAAD Visiting Professor of German and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania) will give a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled: "Did the Stoics distinguish between natural and artificial divination?" Abstract: Cicero’s De divinatione is our major source for the Stoic account of divination. The distinction between natural and artificial divination plays […]

WIP Talk: Marleen Rozemond

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

On Monday, November 26 we will have a work-in-progress talk from our very own Marleen Rozemond, titled “Why mills can’t think: Leibniz on perception as internal action”. Abstract: Leibniz offers a famous thought experiment in the Monadology to argue against the possibility of thinking matter: if you imagine a thinking machine the size of the […]

Special Guest: Brad Inwood

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

We are pleased to announce that Brad Inwood (Professor of Philosophy and of Classics, Yale University) will kick off our spring term Greek reading group, which will be devoted to Alexander of Aphrodisias' Ethical Problems.

WIP Talk: Boaz Schuman

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

On Monday, February 4 there will be a work-in-progress talk from CPAMP graduate student Boaz Schuman, entitled "Worlds Away: Buridan's Logic for Possible Objects".

WIP Talk: Douglas Campbell

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

On Monday, March 4 there will be a work-in-progress talk from CPAMP graduate student Douglas Campbell, titled "Plato on the Body as the Cause of Psychic Disorder".

Research Talk: David Sedley

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

On Monday, March 18 we are delighted to welcome Emeritus Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy David Sedley (Cambridge University), who will delivering a special research talk at our weekly CPAMP seminar, titled "The Pompeian mosaic of the philosophers".

Colloquium: David Sedley

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

The University of Toronto Philosophy Department welcomes Emeritus Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy David Sedley (Cambridge University), who will be delivering the annual Bruce Lecture with a talk titled "Theological Dualism and the Origins of Greek Philosophy". Professor Sedley’s research is in 1st century BC philosophy and Plato’s Phaedo. His publications include Creationism and its Critics […]

ATWAP 2019

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

The eleventh Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy will take place this year on March 22 & 23, 2019, on the theme of "Aristotle's Hylomorphism". For more details, please click here.

WIP Talk: Wolfgang Mann

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Wolfgang Mann (Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University) will give a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled "The Slogan ouk estin antilegein and the Late-Learners in the Sophist".

WIP Talk: George Boys-Stones

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

We’ll kick off the new year with a work-in-progress talk from new CPAMP faculty member George Boys-Stones, titled "Cosmic Order without 'Species Form': Evidence for a Debate in the Aristotelian De Mundo and its Platonist 'Translation'." The talk will be followed by a welcome back reception in the Classics lounge next door.

UTCMP 2019

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Please join us for the 2019 University of Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy, organized by Deborah Black, Peter King, and Martin Pickavé. All sessions are free and open to the public and will be held in Room 100 of the Jackman Humanities Building. Conference Schedule Friday, September 20 Session I (4:30 – 6:30) Chair: Therese […]

WIP Talk: Allison Piñeros Glasscock

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Allison Piñeros Glasscock will give a presentation to the CPAMP Work-in-Progress seminar, titled: "Stoic Self-Sufficiency and Seneca on Benefaction" Abstract: In his treatise On Benefits, Seneca provides an analysis of benefaction according to which successful benefaction requires the mutual exchange of good intentions by benefactor and beneficiary. Seneca’s analysis conflicts with the Stoic thesis that […]

WIP Talk: Matt Watton

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

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 […]