UCL Philosophy


S.V. Keeling Memorial Lecture

Together with the UCL Greek and Latin, and through the generosity of a private donor, the UCL Philosophy department organises an annual S.V. Keeling Memorial Lecture in Ancient Philosophy.  

The Keeling Centre are pleased to announce that the 2017/18 S.V. Keeling Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Gábor Betegh (University of Cambridge). 

2017/18 Memorial Lecture

Weds 21st March 2018 




Professor Gábor Betegh

Gábor Betegh is a Fellow of Christ's College Cambridge and the Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Gábor Betegh works on ancient philosophy, in particular on ancient metaphysics, cosmology, theology, and the connections between ancient philosophy and the history of religions. 

Prof Betegh's major publications include:

The Derveni Papyrus. Cosmology Theology and Interpretation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004 (paperback 2007)

The Divine and the Human in the Presocratic Age. (guest editor) Rhizomata 1.2 Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2013

Cicero’s De Finibus: Philosophical Approaches (with J. Annas), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015

A full list of his publications can be found here.

In addition to the lecture, Professor Betegh will be running a Graduate Masterclass on Tuesday 20th March 2018 for students of the University of London. For inquiries please contact Margaret Hampson (margaret.hampson.09@ucl.ac.uk).