Reading groups

Automne 2021

Reading Grouping via Zoom

Sanskrit reading group: Starting Wednesday September 15.

Livre/book: Translation of Śantideva, the Bodhicaryāvatāra, chap 9 and Candrakīrti, Madhyamakāvatāra, chap 6.

Professeur: Catherine Collobert (


Winter 2020

Reading Groupes MHN 509
Buddhist Philosophy, every two weeks: Wednesday from 5:45 pm to 7:00pm starting Wednesday, January 26.
Book: Jeffrey Hopkins, Meditation on Emptiness, Boston, 1993.
Professeur: Catherine Collobert (

Groupes de lecture DMS 8115
Textes en Allemand, À toutes les deux semaines le jeudi, du 16 janvier au 26 mars, de 13h à 14h30.
Professeur : Denis Dumas (

Reading Grouping TBT 309
Ancient Greek, first meeting Thursday, January 23 at 13:30. We will meet once every two weeks thereafter until the end of classes.
We will begin with reading the letters of Epicurus (copies will be provided). Not only will you improve your Ancient Greek, but you will receive some enlightenment about how to live a happy life!
All levels of Ancient Greek are welcome and participation can range from translating a few sentences to simply auditing.
Professor: Francisco Gonzalez of the Department of Philosophy (
Professor: Geoffrey Greatrex of the Classics Department (

Groupes de lecture DMS 8115
Philosophie politique, toutes les semaines, les lundis de 12h30 à 14h30 à partir du lundi 13 janvier.
Livres: David Gauthier, Rousseau. The Sentiment of Existence, Cambridge, 2006.
David Estlund, Utopophobia. On the Limits (If Any) of Political Philosophy, Princeton, 2019
Professeur: David Robichaud (

Reading Group DMS 8143
Pavel Tichý, The Foundations of Frege's Logic (Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 1988).  Will meet every second Friday at 3:00 in DMS 8143, beginning 31 January.
Professor: Paul Rusnock (

Winter 2019

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Philosophie moderne, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Every Wednesday, from January 9 to March 27
Professor: Mitia Rioux-Beaulne (
Reading Groups DMS 8115
Latin reading group, 1:00 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. The group will meet on the following dates: January 25th, February 1, February 8, March 1, March 8, March 15, April 5.
Professor: Antoine Côté (

Fall 2018

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Philosophie moderne, texte de David Hume: le Traité de la nature humaine. Starts Tuesday september 11from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Professor Mitia Rioux-Beaulne (

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Texts in German, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. starting Thursday, from September 20 to November 29 every two weeks.
Professor Denis Dumas (

Winter 2018

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Reading group in early modern philosophy dedicated to an important text from Spinoza : Tractatus Theologico-politicus, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the meetings will be on Wednesdays starting January 24.
Professor Mitia Rioux-Beaulne (

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Texts in German, 12:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. from January 17 to April 11 every two weeks.
Professor Denis Dumas (

Reading Groups DMS 10109
Ancient Greek, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., starting Wednesday, January 17 every two weeks.
Professor Francisco Gonzalez (

Reading Groups DMS 10161
Texts in Latin. This group will meet 5 times from 1:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m in the following dates: 19 January, 2 February, 2 March, 16 March, 6 April.
Professor Antoine Côté (

Fall 2017

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Texts in German, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. from September 6th to December 6th every two weeks.
Professor Denis Dumas (

Reading Groups DMS 8115
Philosophie moderne : le Court traité de Dieu, de l'homme et de la béatitude et le Traité de la réforme de l'entendement de Spinoza. Starts Tuesday september 5 from 10am to 11:30am (every Tuesday until december 5).
Professor Mitia Rioux-Beaulne (

Reading Groups, Dominican College, room TBA
Texts in Latin : Causa Dei, Leibniz. Weekly meetings of 1:30 hours, but schedule to be decided with interested participants.
Professir Graeme Hunter (

Winter 2017

Reading Groups DMS 8115

Texts in German, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. from January 19 to March 30 every two weeks.
Professor Denis Dumas (

Ancient Greek, Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Professor Francisco Gonzalez (

Summer 2016

Reading groups DMS 8143
Buddhist Philosophy
Tuesday, July 5, 19, 26 and August 2, 23, 30 from 2:00-4:00 pm.
Professor Sonia Sikka (

Fall 2016

Reading Groups DMS 8115
German texts, 2:30 to 4 p.m. from September 8th to December 1st, every 2 weeks.
Professor Denis Dumas (

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