Plato in the Stoa

A workshop on Plato's legacy in Stoicism. The workshop will be held in the School of Classics,
University of St Andrews, on Saturday September 6th 2008, starting at 9.30am.

George Boys-Stones (Durham)
‘Anaxagoras’ revenge: Seneca against Plato in Letter 65’

Inna Kupreeva (Edinburgh)
‘Plato and Stoic psychology’

Alex Long (St Andrews)
‘The rehabilitation of Plato’

Malcolm Schofield (Cambridge)
‘The Laws and the Politics in Diogenes of Babylon’s music 

All are welcome. There is no registration fee for the workshop, but please contact Alex Long
( if you wish to attend.

This will be the first of two workshops on Plato’s legacy in Stoic thought. A second workshop, to
be held in April 2009, will examine the reception of Plato’s Timaeus in the Stoa.

The project is funded by the British Academy.

The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies is generously providing three 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 in writing to
Dr 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 and 3) a brief letter
in support of your application from your supervisor.
The deadline for applications is 15th July 2008.

Further information about travel and accommodation is available at