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Epictetus and Stoicism: Continuing Influences and Contemporary Relevance

Deadline: January 15, 2012

Title: Epictetus and Stoicism: Continuing Influences and Contemporary Relevance

 

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2012

 

Description: The RIT Philosophy Department invites papers that address any topic on or related to Epictetus and Stoicism, including, but not limited to: happiness, tranquility, detachment, reason, fate, volition, agency, what is (and is not) under our control, our moral purpose, virtue, cosmic order, divine providence, death, the Stoic sage, Epictetus as teacher, influence of earlier thinkers on Epictetus, Epictetus’s influence on later thinkers (including writers of our own time), the “practical” philosophy of Stoicism, and comparisons and contrasts with other traditions (such as Buddhism, Epicureanism, Christianity).

 

Date: Thursday–Friday, April 26–27, 2012

 

Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623

 

Contact information: David.Suits@rit.edu

 

URL: http://www.rit.edu/cla/philosophy/Events.htm

 

Other info: Please submit full papers as email attachments to (and direct any inquiries to):  David.Suits@rit.edu

Papers should be 4,500–5,500 words in length (35–40 minutes reading time), and prepared for blind review.

 

Keynote Speaker: Katja Vogt, Columbia University

 

Please note that selected conference papers will be considered for publication in a collection of essays on Epictetus: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance to be published with RIT Press.

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