Upcoming Conferences and Events

Work-in-progress papers in Ancient Philosophy

19 July 2024, online (MS Teams).
Informal event hosted by the Classics-Philosophy reading group.
To get the meeting link, email Alex Long [email protected].


10.00 Alex Long, “Divine Virtue and Tripartition in Plato’s Timaeus and Laws

10.45 Christos Panayides, “The Sight-Lovers of Republic V and Plato’s Critique of their Ontology”

11.30 break

11. 45 Mehmet Erginel, “Plato on the Pains of Philosophy”

12.30 break

13.30 Julia Pfefferkorn, “Lyric Poetry in Adeimantus’ Speech (Republic 365a4-c6)”

14.15 Yan Tang, “Due Consideration in Confucianism”

Past events

Death and immortality in Greek philosophy and early Christianity, 2015

The Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy, Annual Meeting, 2016

Mind and Cosmos in Ancient Philosophy and Science: The Reception of Plato’s Timaeus in Hellenistic Times, 2016 (St Andrews – Edinburgh cooperation)

Law and deliberation in Athenian philosophy and oratory, 2017

St. Andrews Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy, 2018

St. Andrews Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy, 2019

New Trends in the Study of Eleatism, 2022

Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy, 11 – 12 April 2023, St Andrews.  

Philopoiētai 2, a workshop on ancient poetry and philosophy, 3 May 2023, St Andrews  

St Andrews Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy – The Ideal Citizen 25-26 September 2023

‘Aristotle’s psychology and its reception’
Speakers: Sean Kelsey (Notre Dame) and Peter Adamson (LMU)
Seminar, Monday 4 March 2024 4-6pm, Swallowgate S4

Greek reading group

We are reading the eighth book of Plato’s Republic. All welcome. Email Alex Long ([email protected]) for the Teams link.