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Ancient Philosophy Seminar Series, Institute of Classical Studies, 2019-2020

14/10/19: Saloni de Souza (UCL): 'Unbreakable Laws Broken in Plato's Parmenides (Room G21A, Senate House)

28/10/19: Merrick Anderson (UCL): 'The Structure and Anatomy of Platonic Virtues' (Room 246, Senate House)

11/11/19: Paul Woodruff (University of Texas at Austin): 'Why is Socrates Happy?' (Room 243, Senate House)

25/11/19: Dimitri El Murr (Ecole Normal Superior): 'Platonic Zoology' (Room 246, Senate House)

09/12/19: Katharine O'Reilly (KCL): 'Epicurus on Pain and the Recollection of Pleasure' (Room 246, Senate House)

13/01/20: Tim Clarke (University of California, Berkeley): 'The Problem of Being in the Sophist' (Room 246, Senate House)

27/01/20: Anthony Price (Birkbeck): 'Aristotelian Continence Reconsidered (Room 246, Senate House)

10/02/20: Rachel Barney (Toronto): 'Imagery and Utopia in Plato's Republic' (Room 246, Senate House)

24/02/20: Alex Brown (Oxford): 'When is "If the first, the second" true?  An Epicurean contribution to the Hellenistic Debate' (Room 246, Senate House)

09/03/20: Mary Margaret McCabe: 'Framing (some)self in the Platonic Dialogues' (Room 246, Senate House)

23/03/20: Malcolm Schofield : 'Aristotle's middle constitution (Pol. 4.11) (Room 246, Senate House)

04/05/20: Marion Durand (Oxford): 'The Stoics on tenses' (Room 246, Senate House)

26/05/20*: Anna Marmadoro (Durham): 'Building the world without relations.  The master builders: Anaxagoras, Plato and Aristotle' (Room 246, Senate House)

*Please note that due to the bank holiday, the final meeting of 26/05/19 falls on a Tuesday.

 

2019 UCL - KCL - Oxford - Yale Workshop

The 2019 UCL - KCL - Oxford - Yale Workshop on 'Knowledge, Value and Modality in Ancient Philosophy' took place on 13th - 14th May 2019.

May 13th (Roy Griffiths Room, Keble College)

10.30-12: Simon Shogry (Oxford) Vicious character traits as rational mistakes: the early Stoic account of the diversity of wrongdoing

Response: Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi (UCL)

Chair: Ursula Coope (Oxford)

 

1.30-3: Dan Ferguson (Yale): The ‘belonging to a kind’ reading of the Eudemian ergon argument

Response: Karen Margrethe Nielsen (Oxford)

Chair: Sophia Connell (Birkbeck)

 

3.30-5: Mike Coxhead (KCL) Motivating Aristotle’s account of ἐπίστασθαι ἁπλῶς (APo 1.2: 71b9-13): ideal ἐπιστήμη and the value of stability

Response: Michail Peramatzis (Oxford)

Chair: Udit Bery (Yale)

 

May 14th (Harris Room, Oriel College)

 

10.30-12: Alesia Preite (Oxford) Cognitive Hula Hoop: The Role of Sameness and Difference for the World Soul and for Human Souls in the Timaeus

Response: Mark Kalderon (UCL)

Chair: Verity Harte (Yale)

                               

1.30-3: Lea Schroeder (Yale) Epictetus on ethical prolēpseis

Response: Alex Bown (Oxford)

Chair: Fiona Leigh (UCL)

 

3.30-5: Simona Aimar (UCL) Modality in Aristotle

Response: David Charles (Yale)

Chair: Harry Alanen (Oxford)


2019 Keeling Graduate and Early Career Conference 

The first Keeling Graduate and Early Career Conference took place at UCL on 17th-18th May. 

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Keynote Speakers: Karen Margrethe Nielsen (Oxford) and Raphael Woolf (KCL).  


S.V. Keeling Memorial Lecture 2019

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London Ancient Science Conference 2019

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For full details of speakers and paper titles, see the conference programme

For more information on this year's and previous London Ancient Science conferences, click here


Plato's Pleasures: New Perspectives

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UCL-Yale Workshop: Virtue & Value in Plato and Aristotle

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