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Annual Toronto Workshop on Ancient Philosophy (ATWAP)

Friday March 30, 2018 - Saturday March 31, 2018

Annual Toronto Workshop on Ancient Philosophy: New Work on the Presocratics

All sessions will be held in Room 100, Department of Philosophy, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St. Toronto

Friday March 30

9:30 Coffee and Pastries

10:00-12:00: André Laks (Universidad Panamericana) and Glenn Most (Chicago/Pisa) “Editing the Early Greek Philosophers: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”

Lunch Break

2:00-3:45: Tom Mackenzie (University College London), “Empedoclean Problems of the Self and the Function of the Daimonology”, Comments: Victoria Wohl (Toronto)

Coffee and Timbits

4:00-5:45: Claire Louguet (Université de Lille III), “Tragedy and Philosophy: The Prometheus Bound and Parmenides”, Comments: Matthew Watton (Toronto)

Conference Dinner

Saturday March 31:

9:00 Coffee and Pastries

9:30-11:15 Mirjam Kotwick (The New School), “Allegoresis and Analogy in the Derveni Papyrus and the Hippocratic Text On Dreams (Vict. 4)”, Comments: Marion Durand (Toronto)

Coffee break

11:30-1:15 André Laks (Universidad Panamericana), “How Preplatonic Worlds Became Ensouled”, Comments: Brad Inwood (Yale)

Lunch (Provided)

2:15-4:00 Patricia Curd (Purdue University), “What Can Parmenides Know?”, Comments: Boris Hennig (Ryerson)

Coffee Break

4:15-6:00 David Sider (NYU), “Repetitions in Empedocles”, Comments: Stephen Menn (McGill)

Conference Dinner

Participation in the conference is free (except for conference dinners), but pre-registration is required.
Contact: Rachel Barney at rachel.barney@utoronto.ca or Roberto Granieri at roberto.granieri@mail.utoronto.ca

This year’s ATWAP is funded by the Canada Research Chair cluster in Ancient Philosophy.



Friday March 30, 2018
Saturday March 31, 2018
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The Collaborative Specialization in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CSAMP)
Rachel Barney


Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall)
170 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8 Canada
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