Current Activities

Workshop and translation group meetings are held in Classics 21, 4:30-6:00 pm every Wednesday while classes are in session. The Classics building is located at 1010 E 59th St. The translation group will meet every week of the quarter in which a paper is not to be presented. Papers, which are provided below as soon as they are available, are to be read by participants beforehand. The papers are password protected. Please email the graduate student coordinator for the password.

Fall 2017 Events

October 25th: Christopher Roser (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Rational Persuasion in Plato’s Gorgias

November 8th: Rik Peters (University of Chicago)
The Speed of Thought in Epicurean Philosophy and the Greek Imaginary

November 15th: Arnold Brooks (University of Chicago)
A Fault in Aristotle’s Physics

November 29th: Christopher Moore (The Pennsylvania State University)
Charmides and the Meaning of Sôphrosunê

Winter 2018 Events

January 10th: Josh Mendelsohn (University of Chicago)
Aristotle on the Necessity of First Principles

January 24th: Brad Inwood (Yale)
Stoicism for Non-Sages

February  7th: Emilio Comay del Junco (University of Chicago)
Aristotle on Comparability

February 28th: Isabela Ferreira  (University of Chicago)
Paradeigmata and the Limits of Division in the Sophist and the Statesman

March 7th: Thomas Pashby  (University of Chicago)
Aristotle’s Theory of Time

 

Translation Group

This year we are reading Plato’s Charmides. You can access the OCT text here. Please email Rory Hanlon if you would like to receive updates about the translation group.

Translation Progress:
10/4: 153a-154c8
10/11: 154c8-156a8
10/18: 156a8-157d4