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Recent Events

April 27, 2017
Title TBA
Sean McConnell (Otago)
4:00 P.M, Room 216 Cathedral of Learning

October 26, 2016
'Philosophers- Kings and Stoic Stages: Epictetus' Account of the "Starting Points" (aphormai) of Virtue'
Sara Magrin, Berkeley
3:30 p.m., G-8 Cathedral of Learning

March 21, 2016
"There is no knowledge of perceptibles and no belief about Forms: Plato's epistemology revisted"
Jessica Moss, NYU
2:00 p.m., 208-B Cathedral of Learning

Friday, February 6, 2015
"Calcidius on Matter"
Gretchen Reydams-Schils, University of Notre Dame
3:30 p.m, 208-A Cathedral of Learning

Friday, November 20, 2015
"Anatomy and Aporia in Galen's On the Construction of Fetuses"
Ralph M. Rosen, University of Pennsylvania
3:30 p.m., Room 206 Cathedral of Learning

Thursday, November 13, 2014
"Why does Aristotle Need Appearance?"
Evan Keeling, UVA and University of São Paulo, Brazil
4:30 p.m., 1001-B Cathedral of Learning

Friday, October 3, 2014
"Receptivity, Spontaneity, and Basic Perceptual Discrimination in Aristotle"
Dr. Klaus Corcilius, University of California at Berkely
3:30 p.m, Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, January 24, 2014
"Fractured Goodness: the Summum Bonum in Aristotle"
Christopher Shields,
Chair, Philosophy Faculty Board, Professor of Classical Philosophy and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, December 6, 2013
"Essense and Modality in Aristotle"
Marko Malink
, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Monday, November 11, 2013
"Anaximander and Zoogony: Some Philosophical, Historical and Linguistic Issues in Constructing Greek Natural Philosophy"
Andrew Gregory
, Reader in History of Science, UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 349

Monday, March 4, 2013
"Ancient Perspectives on Plato and Platonism: the Creation of the Cosmos"
Christina Hoenig
, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 206

Friday, March 1, 2013
"Poikilia and Poetic Pleasure in Plato's Republic"
Rana Liebert, Assistant Professor, Bard College
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 253

Friday, February 15, 2013
"Defining the Philosopher in Politics in Roman Greece: The Lycurgan Test-Case"
Thomas Keith, Lecturer, Loyola University of Chicago
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Friday, February 8, 2013
"Understanding Plato On Understanding"
Whitney Schwab, PhD Candidate in Philosophy, Princeton University
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Thursday, February 7, 2013
"Aristotle on the Virtues of Thought"
Aryeh Kosman, John Whitehead Professor Emeritus, Haverford College
Program of Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science (CPAS)
5:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 817R




Program Application

  • Students do not apply directly to the CPAS Program
  • Instead, students should apply to one of the cooperating departments (Classics, HPS, or Philosophy) and indicate their interest in the program on their application