Knowledge & Virtue in Ancient Philosophy

May 17, 2023 - May 18, 2023
Institute for Ethics & Society, The University of Notre Dame Australia

Moorgate Room
10 Grafton Street, Chippendale

This event is available both online and in-person


University of Notre Dame Australia
University of Notre Dame Australia
University of Sydney
New York University
Australian Catholic University

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The Institute for Ethics & Society is delighted to host Knowledge & Virtue in Ancient Philosophy, a two-day conference on new work on ethics and epistemology from across ancient philosophy. 

To register to attend in-person or online, please contact David Bronstein ([email protected]) by 5 May. 

For those attending the conference online, please use the following Zoom link and password:

    Password: 006287

Knowledge and Virtue in Ancient Philosophy: Conference Schedule 

Wed May 17

9:30: Welcome, Prof. John Lippitt (UNDA)

9:45-11:15: Emily Hulme (Sydney), ‘The Techne of Dialectic in Plato’


11:30-1: Joshua Mendelsohn (Loyola Chicago), ‘Counting Aristotle's Intellectual Virtues’


2:15-3:45: David Bronstein (UNDA), ‘Techne as a Virtue in Aristotle’s Ethics’

4-5:30: Angus Brook (UNDA), ‘Aristotelian Powers: An Ontological Analysis of Virtue’

Thu May 18

9:45-11:15: Marko Malink (NYU), ‘Aristotle on Induction’


11:30-1: Tyler Paytas (ACU), ‘Stoic Faith’


2:15-3:45: Jacob Klein (Colgate), ‘Original Sins: the Early Stoics on Moral Mistakes and Middle Duties’


4-5:30: Melissa Merritt (UNSW), ‘Human Corruption and Progress to Virtue in Stoicism: Is there a Problem Here?’

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