3rd Annual University of Chicago Graduate Student Conference in Ancient Philosophy: Learning and Teaching in Ancient Thought

April 13, 2018 - April 14, 2018
Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago

1010 East 59th Street
Chicago 60637
United States

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Sponsor(s):

  • University of Chicago Institute for Ancient Philosophy

Keynote speakers:

David Bronstein
Georgetown University

Organisers:

Sara Lea Ben Asher
University of Chicago
Agnes Callard
University of Chicago
University of Chicago
Ermioni Prokopaki
University of Chicago

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3rd Annual University of Chicago Graduate Student Conference in Ancient Philosophy: Learning and Teaching in Ancient Thought Date: April 13th-14th, 2018
Submission deadline: January 22nd, 2018
Keynote Speaker: David Bronstein (Georgetown University)

We invite graduate students to submit papers on learning and teaching in Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. Potential topics include: the acquisition and transmission of knowledge, discovery, education, teachability, empirical vs. non-empirical forms of knowledge, innatism.

Approximately 5-6 presenters will be chosen. All papers accepted will be read in advance. Each presenter will have approximately an hour for discussion.

We will be able to provide partial compensation for travel expenses.

To propose a paper, send an abstract of 250-500 words to rhanlon11@uchicago.edu. To submit an abstract, email it with the subject heading “Ancient Philosophy Conference Submission.” In order to facilitate blind reviewing, pleased provide your contact information in the body of the email but do not include any identifying information in the attached document. Documents should be submitted in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form.

To submit your paper or ask any questions, please email Rory Hanlon at rhanlon11@uchicago.edu.

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