Current Activities

All meetings for Autumn 2021 are on Wednesdays 4:30-6:00, in Stuart 105.

Autumn 2021

Week 1 (Sept 29): Translation Group, Plato’s Euthyphro.

Week 2 (Oct 6): Antoine Pageau-St-Hilaire, “Formal and Numerical Unity in Aristotle’s Metaphysics Δ 6.”

Week 3 (Oct 13): Translation Group, Euthyphro.

Week 4 (Oct 20): Translation Group, Euthyphro.

Week 5 (Oct 27): Translation Group, Euthyphro.

Week 6 (Nov 3): John Proios, “Returning to Reason: The Philebus on Pure Pleasure and the Restoration of Human Nature.”

Week 7 (Nov 10): Ermioni Prokopaki, “The Dream Theory (201c-206c) in Plato’s Theaetetus.”

Week 8 (Nov 17): Patricia Marechal (Northwestern), TBA.

Week 9 (Nov 24): Thanksgiving

Week 10 (Dec 1): Justin Vlasits (UIC), “The Dangers of Sects: Lucian, Galen, and Sextus Empiricus.”

Translation Group

This year we are reading Plato’s Euthyphro. Please email Josh Trubowitz ( if you would like to receive updates about the translation group.