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New Perspectives on Cicero's Philosophy- 10-11/02/2018, Durham (England)

The ethical and political issues treated in Cicero’s major philosophical writings have been a topic of lively interest in modern scholarship. With funding from the Matariki Network, from the University of Durham, and from Dartmouth College, this conference brings together an international group of scholars who are actively working on Cicero’s ethical and political thought.

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 10-11/02/2018

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: College of St. Hild & St. Bede, University of Durham (Durham, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Nathan Gilbert (Durham); Margaret Graver (Dartmouth); Sean McConnell (Otago)



PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA: programa online / program online / programma online


Coffee begins 9:00 a.m.

9:30 Welcome

9:45 James Zetzel Cicero's Platonic Dialogues

11:00 Sean McConnell Old Men in Cicero’s Political Philosophy

12:00 Raphael Woolf Cicero on Rhetoric and Dialectic

1:00 Lunch + Walking tour of Durham Cathedral

4:00 Margaret Graver The psychology of honor in Cicero’s De Re Publica

5:00 Jed Atkins Cicero on the Justice of War


Coffee begins 9:00 a.m.

9:30 Gina White Skepticism and Fiction in the Academica

10:45 Geert Roskam Nos in diem vivimus: Cicero’s approach in the Tusculan disputations

12:00 Lunch

1:30 Nathan Gilbert Cicero against Lucretius De Morte

2:30 Katharina Volk Towards a Definition of Sapientia: Philosophy in Cicero's Pro Marcello

3:30 Round table discussion

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