Congratulations to Dr Francesco Pica who this month successfully defended his PhD thesis: “John Duns Scotus on Cognitive Acts: Their Causes, Ontological Nature, and Intentional Character.” Congratulations to his supervisor, Martin Pickavé, as well!
We’re sorry to announce that the visit by Christopher Rowe originally planned for October has had to be cancelled (though for positive personal reasons). We are working to reschedule it!
** update ** we are currently looking at March/April 2023: watch this space!
There will be two reading groups meeting this Fall – all welcome (but please let the organisers know that you are interested):
(1) (Greek) Aristotle, Metaphysics α (1), meeting on Mondays from 12.30 to 2 p.m. beginning October 3. Organiser: firstname.lastname@example.org
(2) (Latin) Godfrey of Fontaines, Quodlibet XV, q. 4: ‘Utrum dicere quod non potest esse meritum nisi idem et secundum idem primo et per se et immediate moveat seipsum vel reducat se in actum, sit erroneum’, meeting Tuesdays, 3:15-5:00pm from September 27 to November 29. Organiser: email@example.com
Toronto has a great programme to bring in well-qualified visiting graduate students from around the world. If you have a suitable research project and would like to spend some time with us, talk to your home supervisor, then talk to us! Either get in touch with a CSAMP faculty member, or drop a note to firstname.lastname@example.org
CSAMP is now on Twitter! Find and follow us at twitter.com/CSAMP_UofT
Roberto won a special mention from the International Plato Society Committee for the Conrado Eggers Lan Prize, for the excellence of his Toronto PhD dissertation, Being as a Kind in Plato’s Sophist. Congratulations, Roberto!
Our workshop on Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean has won the support of a SSHRC Connection Grant. Details of the workshop can be found on its new website (with thanks for its design to Jacob Dvorak): posthellenistic.net
If you are recent PhD anywhere in the world interested in cutting-edge research in ancient or medieval philosophy, please consider applying to come here through the Banting Fellowship scheme. Get in touch with us for help and advice on your proposal and application: https://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_guide.html
We are very excited to announce the formation of the Torino-Toronto Ancient Philosophy Alliance, supported by an Internationalization grant from Turin. This will provide opportunities for student and faculty exchange visits through 2023, and we are planning to hold a joint residential reading group in Athens (details tbc). Find out more about our Turin partners on their Facebook site.