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(Workshop) Self-Knowledge and Cosmopolitanism: Ancient Stoic Perspectives

3 November 2017 @ 10:00 - 17:00

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The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University and the Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges (UGlobe) invite you to the workshop: ”Self-Knowledge and Cosmopolitanism: Ancient Stoic Perspectives” Description Who are we? What is our place in the world? These old questions have new urgency in today’s globalised world. This workshop focuses on ancient Stoic theories about self-knowledge, personal identity and cosmopolitanism. Its aim is to reconstruct conceptions and arguments developed in cultures rather different from our own. In…
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University and the Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges (UGlobe) invite you to the workshop: ''Self-Knowledge and Cosmopolitanism: Ancient Stoic Perspectives'' Description Who are we? What is our place in the world? These old questions have new urgency in today's globalised world. This workshop focuses on ancient Stoic theories about self-knowledge, personal identity and cosmopolitanism. Its aim is to reconstruct conceptions and arguments developed in cultures rather different from our own. In doing so the workshop will hopefully provide anyone interested in these questions from a contemporary point of view with richer and more refined conceptual instruments. Programme 10.00-11.00 Ren? Brouwer (Utrecht University): Cynic Origins 11.00-12.00 Eric Brown (Washington University in St. Louis): The Early Stoics 13.30-14.30 John Sellars (Royal Holloway, University of London): Cicero 15.00-16.00 Albert Joosse (Utrecht University): Epictetus 16.00-17.00 Jula Wildberger (American University of Paris): Imperial Stoicism Location Utrecht University Stijlkamer Van Ravensteijn (Kromme Nieuwegracht 80) Please register by 27 October via: symposiumSBR@uu.nl Organised by René Brouwer and Albert Joosse

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3 November 2017
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10:00 - 17:00
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Utrecht
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The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University and the Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges (UGlobe) invite you to the workshop: Self-Knowledge and Cosmopolitanism: Ancient Stoic Perspectives

Description
Who are we? What is our place in the world? These old questions have new urgency in today’s globalised world. This workshop focuses on ancient Stoic theories about self-knowledge, personal identity and cosmopolitanism. Its aim is to reconstruct conceptions and arguments developed in cultures rather different from our own. In doing so the workshop will hopefully provide anyone interested in these questions from a contemporary point of view with richer and more refined conceptual instruments.

Programme
10.00-11.00 Ren? Brouwer (Utrecht University): Cynic Origins

11.00-12.00 Eric Brown (Washington University in St. Louis): The Early Stoics

13.30-14.30 John Sellars (Royal Holloway, University of London): Cicero

15.00-16.00 Albert Joosse (Utrecht University): Epictetus

16.00-17.00 Jula Wildberger (American University of Paris): Imperial Stoicism

Location
Utrecht University
Stijlkamer Van Ravensteijn (Kromme Nieuwegracht 80)

Please register by 27 October via: symposiumSBR@uu.nl

Organised by René Brouwer and Albert Joosse

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