Archive for June, 2013

Deborah Black on “History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps” Podcast

by Rachel Barney .

Check out the episode 131, on “al-Farabi”, on the “History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps” podcast run by Peter Adamson (LMU München/King’s College London). The episode features an interview with our very own Deborah Black on al-Farabi’s innovations concerning knowledge and certainty!!

Among the older episodes there is also an interview on the Greek Church Fathers with last year’s CPAMP visitor George Boys-Stones.

James Allen joining UofT Philosophy and CPAMP

by Rachel Barney .

We are very happy to announce that James Allen will join the faculty of the Department of Philosophy and CPAMP in July 2014. James Allen (PhD Princeton) moves to Toronto from Pittsburgh where he is a professor of philosophy and a fellow of the Center for Philosophy of Science. He has held a visiting appointment at Yale, been a visiting fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge, and a Stipendiat of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung at the Universität Hamburg. His principal interests are in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. He is the author of articles about ancient conceptions of expertise, ancient skepticism, ancient medicine, Aristotelian logic, Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Cicero and Inference from Signs: Ancient Debates about the Nature of Evidence (Oxford, 2001). Welcome to Toronto, James!!

New issue of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy

by Rachel Barney .

We are happy to announce the publication of a new issue of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy (OSAP)! Contributors to vol. 45 comprise Naly Thaler, Matthew Duncombe, Joshua Wilburn, Susanne Bobzien, Ben Morison, Mary Krizan, Devin Henry, John M. Cooper, Casey Perin, and Marko Malink. OSAP is edited by Brad Inwood.