spring 2024 schedule

Spring 2024

*mon 04/01 — chris shields (ucsd) on suarez’s nominalism
fri 04/26 — panel on ‘new narratives’ with: patricia marechal (ucsd) & john proios (uchicago) — on history of philosophy of race and racism in ancient philosophy; sam rickless (ucsd) — on contributions from women to early modern philosophy; clinton tolley (ucsd) & michael hardimon (ucsd) — on women-philosophers and philosophy of race in modern german philosophy
fri may 10 – josefine klingspor (yale) – on spinoza
fri may 17 – ralph wedgwood (usc) – on the stoics
fri may 31 – ashley attwood (stanford/arkansas) – on aristotle’s de anima 1.2
fri june 7 – claudi brink (new hampshire) on kant

Winter Quarter 2024: Schedule of Presentations (in person)

Dear Historians of Philosophy,

Welcome back! I hope your quarters are off to a great start. We have a great line up of speakers this quarter. Our first meeting will be on Friday, Jan. 26; Dominic Bailey (CU Boulder) will share some of his work with us.

The complete schedule of presentations is as follows:

Jan 26: Dominic Bailey (CU Boulder)
Feb 2: Anna Marmodoro (Durham University)
Feb 16: Pavlos Kontos (University of Patras)
March 8: Alison Simmons (Harvard University)

Please save the dates! As usual, we will meet in person in the Philosophy Department Library, 2:15-3:45pm. These are read ahead-events. I will send announcements and reminders, alongside copies of the papers closer to the dates. Please do not hesitate to write with questions!


Fall quarter 2023: Schedule of Presentations

Welcome back to campus! We are kicking off our Fall 2023 HOPR line-up on Friday 10/13, 2:15-3:45, with a visit by Prof. John Proios (University of Chicago). We will discuss his paper draft, “The Knowledge of Free People: Dialectic, Intelligibility, and Liberation in Plato’s Sophist.” As usual, this will be a read-ahead event — I will be circulate a draft of the paper one week before our meeting. We will meet at the Philosophy Department Library. The rest of the schedule for the quarter can be found here.

Everyone is welcome to attend!


fall 2022: in person, great line-up

this quarter we are welcoming everyone back to campus, and kicking off our fall 2022 hopr line-up with an in-person meeting on friday october 7 with our very own jc gonzalez, who will present work in progress on kant’s theory of concepts and how it is supposed to fit with kant’s account of purposiveness — the rest of the fall schedule is more or less set, and it looks like we have some great hopr’s in store for winter and spring as well