Workshop in Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy 2018-19

The Workshop in Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy meets several times throughout the academic year. Started in 2016-17 and continued in 2017-18, this year’s sequence of sessions is devoted to themes in ethics, metaethics, and epistemology. Please find information about speakers, dates, and times below.

Poster by Jens Haas

Monday October 8 2018, 10am-12noon, Philosophy Hall 716

Stephen Darwall (Yale University), “Making the “Hard” Problem of Moral Normativity Easier.” Commentators: Thimo Heisenberg (Columbia University), Axel Honneth (Columbia University)

Monday October 29 2018, 10am-12noon, Philosophy Hall 716

Justin Clarke-Doane (Columbia University), “Objectivity and Evaluation.” Commentators: Molly Gurdon (Columbia University) and William McCarthy (Columbia University)

Monday November 26 2018, 10am-12noon, Philosophy Hall 716

James Doyle (Harvard University), “No Morality: Modern Moral Philosophy (1958).” Commentators: Isabel Kaeslin (Columbia University) and Jessie Qian Cao (Columbia University)

Monday March 25 2019, 10am-12noon, Philosophy Hall 716

Simon Shogry (University of Oxford), “Diseases of the Soul: Vicious Dispositions and Assent in Stoic Moral Psychology.” Commentators: Natalie Hejduk (Columbia University) and Anna Schriefl (Universität Bonn)

Monday April 08 2019, 10am-12noon, Philosophy Hall 716

Iakovos Vasiliou (CUNY Graduate Center), “The Stoics and Disjunctivism.” Commentators: Katy Meadows (MIT) and Justin Vlasits (Universität Tübingen)

Monday April 22 2019, 10am-12noon, Philosophy Hall 716

Christiana Olfert (Tufts University), “Pyrrhonism as a Way of Life.” Commentators: Luke Lea (Columbia University) and Dhananjay Jagannathan (Columbia University)

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