Current Activities

All meetings for Autumn 2022 are in Classics 21 unless otherwise noted.

Autumn 2022

Week 1, Sept. 28, 4:30–6pm: Ermioni Prokopaki, “Relativism in Hiding: Why We Should not Attempt to Salvage the Dream Theory.”

Week 2, Oct. 5, 4:30–6pm: Translation Group.

Week 3, Oct. 12, 4:30–6:30pm: Jonathan Fine (Hawaii at Manoa), “Of Pots and Platonic Inquiry.”

Week 4, Oct. 19–21: Three talks from Victor Caston (Michigan)

  • Oct. 19, 4:30–6:30pm: “The Stoics on Mental Representation.”
  • Oct. 20, 3:30–5:30pm: “The Veil of Perception.” **In Stuart 105.**
  • Oct. 21, 10am–12pm: “Aristotle on Illusions, Hallucinations, and Dreams.” **In Saieh Hall for Economics 146.**

Week 5, Oct. 26, 4:30–6pm: Translation Group.

Week 6, Nov. 2, 4:30–6pm: Translation Group.

Week 7, Nov. 9, 4:30–6pm: Jiakai Zhang, “The Lofty Philosopher and the Socratic Philosopher in Plato’s Theaetetus.”

Week 8, Nov. 16, 4:30–6pm: Translation Group.

Week 9, Nov. 23: Thanksgiving.

Week 10, Nov. 30, 4:30–6pm: Josh Trubowitz, “Truth and the Proper Objects of Sense.”

Translation Group

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