Saturday, February 23, 2013

Colloquium on Disagreement

19th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian: Disagreement - Désaccord - Uneinigkeit. Evian (Lake Geneva), France, July 7-13, 2013.

Proposals (maximum length: one page) are invited  for presentations, along with a short CV (maximum length: two pages), by March 31, 2013. These documents should be sent via e-mail to: Complete information can be found here. I must say that this colloquium looks promising, so if you can get financial support from your institution, you should send a proposal.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance

Michelle Zerba (Louisiana) recently published Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance (CUP, 2012). More information can be found here. It doesn't seem to be a philosophy book in the proper sense of the word. (Thanks to Roger Eichorn for reminding me of this book.)

Monday, February 11, 2013

Book on Cyrenaicism

A few days ago, I received a copy of Ugo Zilioli's The Cyrenaics (Acumen, 2012). Given the skeptical aspects of Cyrenaic epistemology, this book might be of interest to some of you.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Pyrrhonism and Belief

A very recent paper on Sextan Pyrrhonism by Katja Vogt: "Appearances and Assent: Sceptical Belief Reconsidered," The Classical Quarterly 62 (2012). It can be found here.