Workshop in Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy 2016-17

The first sequence of sessions took place during the academic year 2016-17, with meetings devoted to ancient and contemporary ethics, social/political philosophy, metaphysics, and skepticism.

Poster by Jens Haas

Friday October 7 2016

Workshop in Ancient and Contemporary Ethics

Work-in-progress presentations by Columbia PhD candidates Giulia Bonasio, Zachary Herz, Sam McVane, and Christine Susienka with comments by Thimo Heisenberg (Columbia), Natalie Hejduk (Columbia), and Isabel Kaeslin (Columbia)

Friday October 21 2016

Lorenzo Corti (Université de Lorraine), Sextus Empiricus, Against the Arithmeticians. Comments by Richard Bett (Johns Hopkins) and Máté Veres (Central European University)

Friday/Saturday October 28-29 2016

Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus, a book project edited by Justin Vlasits (UC Berkeley) and Katja Maria Vogt (Columbia). Two preparatory conferences are held at Columbia University and UC Berkeley. For more information see here.

Friday November 4 2016

Elizabeth Balough (Columbia Neuroscience/Medical School) and Isabel Kaeslin (Columbia Philosophy Department), The Ethics and Neuroscience of Adjusting to Novel Situations. Comments by Simon Brown (Columbia) and Matthew Heeney (Columbia)

Friday November 11 2016

Joachim Aufderheide (King’s College London), Wisdom in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. Comments by Shivani Radhakrishnan (Columbia) and Timothée Gauthier (Paris/Pantheon-Sorbonne)

Friday March 31 2017

Anna Marmodoro (Oxford), The Unity of Objects. Comments by Isabel Kaeslin (Columbia) and Mathias Birrer (Université du Luxembourg)

Sponsors of this event series include Columbia University’s Classical Studies Graduate Program and Philosophy Department.