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  • William Altman, "Plato’s Debts to Xenophon"
    Jan 27, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Via Zoom
    A preview of Will's forthcoming book _The Relay Race of Virtue; Plato’s Debts to Xenophon_ (SUNY Press) that will focus on Symposium, Meno, and Laws in the context of Xenophon’s Symposium, Anabasis, and Cyropaedia.
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  • Margaret Graver, "Seneca's Treatise on Benefits: Real Kindness and Real Agency"
    Feb 17, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM EST
    via Zoom
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  • Matthew Walker, "The Soul’s Retreat from Death: Re-Reading Socrates’ Final Argument in Plato’s _Phaedo_"
    Mar 10, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM EST
    via Zoom
    According to a long tradition of criticism, Socrates’ final argument in the Phaedo establishes the soul’s immortality, at most, in only a trivial sense. This talk sketches a new interpretation of the final argument.
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