Stoic Physics Workshop

May 5, 2023
Royal Holloway, University of London

Room 102
Senate House
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

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This will be the third Royal Holloway Stoicism Workshop, following previous events in 2019 and 2021. It is held in association with the London Centre for Ancient Philosophy. 


10.00-10.30 – Arrival 

10.30-11.30 – Arianna Piazzalunga (Torino/Geneva): ‘The Relationship between Principles and Elements in the Early Stoa’ 

11.30-12.30 – Cris Zarzar (Cambridge) and Carlo Rossi (Santiago): ‘Peculiar Qualities, Numerical Identity, and the Stoic Solution to the Growing Argument’ 

12.30-2.00 – Lunch 

2.00-3.00 – Anastasiia Starovoitova (California): ‘From Unity to Separation: Cosmic Cycle as a Perspective on the Development of Society in Seneca’ 

3.00-4.00 – Gabriele Flamigni (Sorbonne): ‘How Does Nature Allot to each its Due? Marcus Aurelius on a Question of “Theodicy”’ 

4.00-4.30 – Tea/Coffee 

4.30-5.30 – Ricardo Salles (Mexico): ‘Why is the Recurring Cosmos in the Stoic Theory of Everlasting Recurrence Always Identical?’ 

Organized by Liz Gloyn ([email protected]) and John Sellars ([email protected]). Although registration is not essential, if you plan to attend please let the organizers know via email. 

This event takes place under the auspices of the Centre for the Study and Application of Stoicism at Royal Holloway and in association with the London Centre for Ancient Philosophy.

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