ancient philosophy

Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean: Towards a History

Thursday December 8, 2022 - Saturday December 10, 2022

The period 100 BCE to 200 CE saw some of the most far-reaching innovations in Western philosophical history, including a striking efflorescence of philosophy in the Mediterranean, especially in the east; old systems were revitalized through discussion and debate with new (including Christianity).

CPAMP Work-in-Progress (WIP) Talk (Sukaina Hirji, Pennsylvania)

Julia Staffel specializes in formal epistemology and traditional epistemology, and her work also relates to issues in philosophical logic, philosophy of mind and the philosophy of science. In this talk she will argue that there is a large class of rationality judgments we routinely endorse that fall neither into the category of doxastic nor the category of propositional rationality.

Colloquium (David Sedley, Cambridge)

Professor Sedley’s research is in 1st century BC philosophy and Plato’s Phaedo. His publications include Creationism and its Critics in Antiquity, 2007 (Berkeley) and The Midwife of Platonism: Text and Subtext in Plato’s Theaetetus, 2004 (Oxford).