The Fifth Annual Stanford Ancient Metaphysics and Epistemology Conference

February 9, 2024 - February 11, 2024
Stanford University

United States

This event is available both online and in-person


University of California, Berkeley
Colgate University
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Toronto at Scarborough
University of South Florida


Stanford University
University of South Florida

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All talks will take place in-person at Stanford with a simultaneous Zoom session. Information regarding both the in-person location and registration for the Zoom sessions can be found in the conference programme attached below. 

Friday, February 9th   

13:00-13:15 – Opening Remarks

13:15-15:15 – Mariska Leunissen (UNC-Chapel Hill), “Maternal expertise and gendered knowledge in Aristotle's gynecology”

15:15-15:30 – Break

15:30-17:30 – Thomas Slabon (South Florida), “The Value Question in Ancient Metaphysics”

18:30 Conference Dinner

Saturday, February 10th

9-9:30 Breakfast

9:30-11:30 – Jacob Klein (Colgate), “Knowledge and Belief in Early Stoicism”

11:30-13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 – Landon Hobbs (Zephyr Institute), “On the Fourfold Division of Beings in Categories 2”

15-15:30 Break

15:30-17:30 – Christian Pfeiffer (Toronto), “Diaphorai in H.2”

18:30 Conference Dinner

Sunday, February 11th  

9-9:30 Breakfast

9:30-11:30 – Katy Meadows (Indiana-Bloomington), “Did Plato Use Plato’s Test?”

11:30-13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 – Tim Clarke (Berkeley), “Persuasion and Compulsion in Metaphysics Gamma”

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