Reading Groups

List of Reading Groups (Spring 2023)

Aristotle Reading Group:
Time: Saturday, 10 am - 12 pm (meet in the Cathedral, but no determined location)
Organizer: Hassan Saleemi,
Description: We usually read a new piece of secondary literature on Aristotle each week.
Frege Reading Group:
Time: Wednesday 2:30 pm - 4 pm (meet in Grunbaum Reading Room)
Organizer: Hassan Saleemi,
Description: We aim to read Frege’s Foundations of Arithmetic this semester.
Greek Reading Group
Title: Aristotle, De motu animalium
Time: Thursday 4-6 pm  - CL 1008B
Organizer: Sara Magrin,
Description: A close reading of the text in the original language.
History and Philosophy of Mathematics Reading Group Time: Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM EST - CL 1008B (starts at 7pm on 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/20) Organizer: Stephen Perry,
Description: A reading/research group to explore topics in the history and philosophy of mathematics, across a wide array of approaches to the subject.
Idealization, Narrative and Other Scientific Activities
Time: Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm - CL 1008A
Organizer: Sandra Mitchell,
History and Philosophy of Aesthetics (HPA)
Time: TBD based on members’ and speakers’ schedules
Organizers: Sofia Berinstein,, James McCord,, Joshua Kramer,
Description: HPA is a forum for investigation of the points of contact between aesthetics and broader philosophy. We devote time both to historical texts and to contemporary work, looking to turn up systematic contributions or illuminating vantages in aesthetics for theoretical and practical philosophy at large.
Representative of Recent Reading Groups (2018-2022)
Evans - The Varieties of Reference
Stroud - The Significance of Philosophical Skepticism
Theunissen - The Value of Humanity 
Kimhi - Thinking and Being
Wallace - The Moral Nexus
Jauernig - The World According to Kant
Wilson - Wandering Significance 
Maddy - The Logical Must


Other Regular Reading Groups 

The Feminist Reading Group 
History and Philosophy of Aesthetics (HPA)
Pleasure Reading Group
Law and Language Reading Group
Words Workshop