Proximity and Classics

What ideas of proximity can we find in Classical Greek literature? How was intimacy understood, from Homer to Plato? What is the connection between proximity and friendship? What is the role of supplication? How can these ideas be mobilized to shed light on the notion of proximity today? Read more

Proximity and Ethics

What is the relationship between physical closeness and the moral life? Does physical closeness matter for the cultivation of a moral life, and how should we think of empathy as a means of bridging the distance between us and them? Explore these questions and more. Read more