The Human and the Divine

the 10th biennial conference of the chicago area consortium in ancient greek and roman philosophy

fri nov 7 and sat nov 8, 2014

registration is now closed

friday, nov 7 at the university of chicago [1.30-5.45pm]
franke institute, regenstein library


does god have a choice? human and divine volition in early stoicism
– margaret graver (dartmouth) –
with comments by dhananjay jagannathan (university of chicago)

3.15-4.00pm – refreshments at the franke institute


the divinity of (a) human life
– aryeh kosman (haverford) –
with comments by richard kraut (northwestern)

7.30pm – conference dinner at phoenix in chinatown (2131 s archer ave, chicago, il)


saturday nov 8 at northwestern university [9.30am-6.45pm]
harris hall 108


what a god of refutation knows: ἔλεγχος and διαλεκτική in plato’s sophist
– jonathan beere (humboldt) –
with comments by david ebrey (northwestern)


assimilation to god in plato’s ethics
suzanne obdrzalek (claremont mckenna) –
with comments by emily fletcher (wisconsin-madison)


plato’s soteriology?
– stephen menn (mcgill/humboldt) –
with comments by elizabeth asmis (university of chicago)


knowing me: it’s the best I can do
– charles brittain (cornell) –
with comments by john wynne (northwestern)


agnes callard (uchicago, philosophy)
john wynne (northwestern, classics)

dhananjay jagannathan, graduate student coordinator (uchicago, philosophy)


dhananjay jagannathan,


we are grateful for the generous support of the franke institute for the humanities and the ernst freund professorship of law and ethics at the university of chicago and of the department of philosophy, the alice kaplan institute for the humanities, and the department of classics at northwestern university.