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Workshop on Apuleius’ De Mundo

On 9-11 December, 2021, CSAMP will host a workshop devoted to Apuleius' De Mundo, organised by George Boys-Stones. The workshop will be open to all. For further details, including information on how to register, please consult the event's continuously updated website: www.Apuleius.ca  

WiP Talk: Samuel Meister – TBA

Samuel Meister gives his work-in-progress talk, “What Does Metaphysics Z Contribute to Aristotle's First Philosophy?”, to the CSAMP Proseminar on February 28, 4-6 pm.

ATWAP: ‘Receiving Plato: Then and Now’

The next Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy will take place on March 18-19, 2022. If, during the conference, you need help with Zoom, etc., please contact Rachel O’Keefe: rachel.mackinnon@mail.utoronto.ca. She will be monitoring Zoom, and the Zoom room belongs to her.   ATWAP 2022 Receiving Plato: Then and Now A Conference in Honour of […]

Masterclass: Federico Petrucci

Prof. Federico Petrucci (Turin University) will be leading a masterclass on Plato’s Phaedrus, primarily intended for CSAMP graduate students, on Tuesday, March 22, 4-6 p.m. in LI 205. All CSAMP graduates and postdocs are welcome / encouraged to take part (others by request to george.boys.stones@utoronto.ca). The class will focus on close reading of 237a-241d (Socrates’ […]

Workshop: First Philosophy in Metaphysics ZH (April 22-23, 2022)

Zoom

Join Christian Pfeiffer and Samuel Meister for this online workshop on first philosophy in ZH. To register, please email Christian Pfeiffer. In this workshop, we want ask to what extent ZH is a metaphysical treatise. On the one hand, metaphysics studies fundamental beings, substance, and the task of ZH is defining substance and seeking its […]

Workshop: Causes and Kinds in Aristotle

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

June 20, 1-6 pm Byron Stoyles (Trent): Ways of life, animal kinds, and explanation in Aristotle’s biology Devin Henry (Western): Natural kinds, taxonomic relations and classificatory systems June 21, 10-3 pm Discussion facilitator: Mark Johnstone (McMaster) Nathanael Stein (FSU): Introduction to the issues: causality and causal explanation Jacob Dvorak (Toronto): Aristotle’s critiques of his predecessors […]

Proseminar: Martin Pickavé

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Free Will and Philosophy of Action in the Later Middle Ages Download Proseminar calendar for Fall 2022

Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Session I (4:30 – 6:30) Chair: Giorgio Pini (Fordham University) José Filipe Silva (University of Helsinki): “Perceptual Rationality” Commentator: Robert Pasnau (University of Colorado, Boulder) SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Session II (10:00 – 12:00) Chair: Riccardo Strobino (Tufts University) Meryem Sebti (CNRS, Paris): “Why does Avicenna use the concept of fitra in his […]

Peter Adamson talk at CSAMP

Lillian Massey Building, Room 220 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Peter Adamson will be giving a talk at the CSAMP Proseminar on September 26: “Why Teach Alcibiades? Iamblichus and Proclus on Pointless Providence”. Please note the change of room! We will be in LI 220 - same floor, but around the corner from the usual Proseminar room (LI 205).

Peter Adamson at PIMS

Peter Adamson (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich) is giving this year's Etienne Gilson Lecture at PIMS: Avicennan Scholasticism It is a familiar fact that philosophy of the Islamic world had an enormous impact on philosophy in Latin Christendom, especially on the scholastic tradition represented by such figures as Aquinas, Scotus, and Ockham. Less familiar is the fact that, […]

Proseminar: Doug Campbell

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Work-in progress paper: ‘Plato on the Circulatory System, the Cosmos, and Elemental Motion’ Download Proseminar calendar for Fall 2022

Fiona Leigh in Toronto

Fiona Leigh will be in Toronto as a Visitor in the Department of Philosophy and at CSAMP. Dr Leigh is Associate Professor at University College London, and Director of the Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy.

Fiona Leigh talk on Plato’s Sophist

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Dr Fiona Leigh (University College London) will give a talk on "Theory Building in the Sophist"  in the Philosophy Department seminar series.

Fiona Leigh talk on the Republic at CSAMP

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Fiona Leigh will be giving a talk at the CSMAP proseminar on "Mimesis, Art, and the Metaphysics of Appearances in Republic X".

Proseminar: Victoria Wohl

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

The Presocratics. Download Proseminar calendar for Fall 2022

Proseminar: Riccardo Strobino

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

"Impossible! Avicenna on reductio Proofs and the Nature of Conditionals" Download Proseminar calendar for Fall 2022

Agnes Callard (Chicago) gives the World Philosophy Day Lecture

George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario

Come and hear Dr Agnes Callard, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago,  lecture on "The City of Idiots" for the 2022 UNESCO World Philosophy Day!

Proseminar: Marleen Rozemond

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

On Francisco Suárez. Download Proseminar calendar for Fall 2022

Proseminar: George Boys-Stones

Lillian Massey Building, Room 205 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Why a workshop on "Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean"? Why "Towards a History"? Download Proseminar calendar for Fall 2022

Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean: Towards a History

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

A workshop on the historiography of Roman-era philosophical activity will be held in the Philosophy Department. Participants include Andreas Bendlin, René Brouwer, Leo Catana, Madalina Dana, Bjorn Ewald, Nathan Gilbert, Matthias Haake, Myrto Hatzimichali, and Reviel Netz. Click here for more details. This workshop is the first step in a larger project co-organized by Matthias […]

John Magee: “The First Philosophical Impulses in the Medieval West”

Prof. John Magee is presenting on The First Philosophical Impulses in the Medieval West" online to the Practices of Commentary Group. Please contact Prof. Walid Saleh (walid.saleh@utoronto.ca) if you would like a link to join. Materials are attached below. Abstract: The texts comprising the “Old Logic” – Porphyry’s Isagoge and Aristotle’s Categories and De interpretatione […]

Welcome Back talk: Reza Hadisi, “Towards an Ishrāqī theory of imagination”

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Reza Hadisi‘s talk, which kicks off our Proseminar programme for the new semester, will focus on Suhrawardī (1154–1191) and his view on the epistemic function of imagination. Please note the default location for Proseminar events in the Winter – LI301 in CMS (one floor up from Classics).

Proseminar talk: Sosseh Assaturian

Lillian Massey Building, Room 301 125 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Sosseh Assaturian (UTM) will speak to the question: "What are Stoic Cases?"