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While this Graduate and Faculty reading group is not listed in the Philosophy Faculty lecture or seminar lists, it has been taking place for several decades now. It is organised by Prof. Michail Peramatzis, whom you should contact if you would like to take part (


Currently reading Aristotle’s Physics II, discussions within this friendly group are a great way for students and faculty to read a text slowly, cautiously, and open-mindedly. It takes place every Friday at 11am-1pm at Worcester College.


The HPRG will meet during term on Mondays, 2-3.30pm at Oriel College, MacGregor Room (third quad).

In TT2023 we will read Plutarch's On Common Conceptions against the Stoics.

We will continue reading Plutarch’s critical discussion of Stoic philosophy. The section of the text we will read this term again focuses on Stoic ethics.

More information can be found here.


This Sanskrit reading class will meet during Trinity Term 2023 on Tuesdays, 4.15pm-5.15pm, in the Faith Boardman Room, Lady Margaret Hall.

Electronic copies of the relevant files are available here.