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Annual Toronto Workshop on Ancient Philosophy (ATWAP)

Friday March 22, 2019 - Saturday March 23, 2019

Annual Toronto Workshop on Ancient Philosophy: Aristotle’s Hylomorphism

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

Friday March 22

2:00-2:30: Welcome

2:30-4:00: Mary Louise Gill (Brown), “Food and Self-Maintenance in Aristotle’s De Anima II.4″ / Comments: Doug Campbell (Toronto) / Chair: David Sedley (Cambridge)

4:30-6:00: Katy Meadows (MIT), “Aristotle’s Priorities in the Metaphysics” / Comments: Susan Sauvé Meyer (Penn) / Chair: Mark Johnstone (McMaster)

Saturday March 23

10:00-11:30 David Charles (Yale), “Enmattered Forms and Efficient Causation” / Comments: Bryan Reece (Toronto/Center for Hellenic Studies) / Chair: Sean Kelsey (Notre Dame)

12:00-1:30 Emily Katz (Michigan State), “Hylomorphism in Mathematical Objects”/ Comments: Phil Corkum (Alberta) / Chair: Jacqueline Feke (Waterloo)

3:00-4:30 Marko Malink (NYU), “Antisthenes on Definition: Metaphysics H 3”/ Comments: Anne Siebels Peterson (Utah) / Chair: Christopher Noble (Syracuse)

5:00-6:30 Mary Krizan (Wisconsin-La Crosse), “The Structure of Aristotle’s Material Elements”/ Comments: Jacob Rosen (Harvard) / Chair: Devin Henry (Western)


Conference organizers: Jessica Gelber & Christian Pfeiffer.

Participation in the conference is free (except for conference dinners), but preregistration is required.
Please contact Willie Costello for registration and any questions.

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



Jessica Gelber
Christian Pfeiffer
The Collaborative Specialization in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CSAMP)


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