Plato’s Timaeus and its legacy in Stoicism

A workshop to be held in the School of Classics, University of St Andrews, on Saturday 9 May
2009.

Jenny Bryan (Cambridge)
‘The Stoics on nature and necessity’

Sarah Broadie (St Andrews)
‘The Timaeus and the Stoics on individual responsibility’

Paul Scade (Pittsburgh)
‘Divine mathematics in the Timaeus and the Stoa’

Christopher Gill (Exeter)
‘The Stoics and Plato’s Timaeus on the relationship between ethics and physics’

This will be the second of two workshops on Plato’s legacy in Stoicism. The project is funded by
the British Academy.

All are welcome. There is no registration fee for the workshop, but please contact Alex Long
(agl10 AT st-andrews.ac.uk) if you wish to attend.

Bursaries for Graduate Students

The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies is generously providing bursaries for
postgraduate attendance. The bursaries will contribute towards or cover the costs of travel to St
Andrews from elsewhere in the UK. Applications for these bursaries should be sent by email
(agl10 AT st-andrews.ac.uk) or in writing to Alex Long, School of Classics, Swallowgate, St Andrews,
Fife, KY16 9AL.

Applications should include

1) a statement of your research interests and a short explanation of why attendance at the
workshop would benefit your research
2) an estimate of your travel expenses
3) a brief letter in support of your application from your supervisor.

The deadline for applications is Friday 3 April 2009.

Further details at

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/classics/conferences/plato-legacy.shtml

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