UCL Philosophy


S.V. Keeling Memorial Lecture (2015)

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 2014-2015 lecture was given by Professor David Sedley and was entitled 'Socrates' Second Voyage (Plato, Phaedo, 99-101)'

2015 Lecture

Held: 13 May 2015

With a prior reception held in the JZ Young Lecture Theater Foyer

Held at:
JZ Young Lecture Theatre in the Anatomy Building.

S.V.Keeling Masterclass: 12 May 2015

Associated with the lecture was a Masterclass for Graduate students led by Prof. Sedley on 12 May 2015. 

Professor David Sedley

david sedley

Prof. Sedley is Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. 

His books include: 

  • The Hellenistic Philosophers (with A. A. Long), Cambridge 1987
  • Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdom, Cambridge 1998
  • The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophy, Cambridge 2003
  • Plato's Cratylus, Cambridge 2003
  • The Midwife of Platonism. Text and Subtext in Plato's Theaetetus, Oxford 2004
  • Creationism and its Critics in Antiquity, Berkeley and Los Angeles 2007
  • Pyrrhonists, Patricians, Platonizers. Hellenistic Philosophy in the Period 155-86 BC (edited with A. M. Ioppolo), Naples, 2007

Official Poster for S.V.Keeling Lecture and Masterclass 2014