Ethics in Translation with Richard Sorabji
15 Devonshire Place, Larking Bldg rm 200
Time: Oct 17th, 9:00 am End: Oct 17th, 12:30 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Ethics, East Asian Studies (FAS), Classics (FAS)
A workshop for University of Toronto graduate students and faculty
Ethics in Translation with Richard Sorabji: A Workshop for Graduate Students and Faculty
Led by: Professor Richard Sorabji, Wolfson College, Oxford
Location: Centre for Ethics, Room 200 Larkin Building
Time: Thursday, October 17, 9-12:30
This half-day workshop will be based on Professor Sorabji’s book, Gandhi and the Stoics, accompanied by selected texts by Gandhi and the Stoic thinkers addressed in the book. In addition to exploring the substantive themes of the volume by reading across texts, the workshop will also address the practice of bringing thinkers from radically different times and locations into conversation with one another.
The workshop is open to graduate students and faculty at the University of Toronto; others may address a request to participate to Melissa Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All participants should have a copy of Gandhi and the Stoics, and should have read the book well in advance of the workshop. (The UofT Bookstore is offering a special discount to workshop participants of 20% off the $35.00 cover price. They are expecting a special shipment of the book in the first week of October. To purchase a discounted copy, go to the Information Desk on the 2nd floor of the bookstore, where copies will be set aside for workshop participants.)
Other readings will be posted on a website dedicated to the workshop, and information about access to the website will be circulated to registered participants.
For further information about Professor Sorabji's visit, please visit the event website, HERE.
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