Ethics in The Early Stoa

April 30, 2021

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Royal Holloway University of London

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This is an informal workshop aimed at sharing current work on early Stoic ethics. 

It is the second Royal Holloway Stoicism Workshop, following the first on Musonius Rufus held in April 2019. 

Originally planned for April 2020, this second workshop was postponed and will now take place online, via Microsoft Teams. 

If you would like to attend, please register via Eventbrite and details about how to join will be sent before the event. 


14.00 - Welcome and Introduction

14.10: Max Bergamo – "The Good Flow of Life: On the Concept of Euroia in Early Stoic Ethics”

14.40: Gabriele Flamigni – “Officia calculemus. An attempt of integration of the Stoics’ methods of the εὕρεσις καθήκοντος’”

15.10: Robert Heller – “Moral Progress in the Early Stoa”

15.40: Break 

16.00: William Stephens – “The Grammar of Stoic ‘Indifferents’: The Alphabet Argument of Aristo of Chios”

16.30: Daniel Vazquez – “Aristo of Chios on Why Ethics Is the Only Topic Which Concerns Us”

17.00: Close 


Dr Liz Gloyn (RHUL Classics) 

Dr John Sellars (RHUL Philosophy) 

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April 30, 2021, 2:00pm BST

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