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2014 Cambridge Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy

"Approaching Ancient Philosophy: the Hows and Whys of Doing Ancient Philosophy" (University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics)
When Mar 21, 2014 10:00 AM to
Mar 22, 2014 05:30 PM
Where Room G.21
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Friday 21st March

10:00-12:15 Registration

12:30-14:00 Keynote 1: Melissa Lane (Princeton University), ‘Aristotle on the ethics of communicating climate change’

14:00-14:15 Short break

14:15-15:30 Paper 1: Merrick Anderson (Princeton University), ‘Antiphon and Socrates: A Methodological Comparison’

15:30-16:45 Paper 2: Eduardo Saldaña (University of Geneva), ‘Reason, Charms, and Appearances in Plato’

16:45-17:15 Tea Break

17:15-18.30 Paper 3: Anna Izdebska (University of Warsaw), ‘Ways of Speaking about Pythagoreanism in the Medieval Arabic World’

18.50 Conference Dinner 

Saturday 22nd March

09:30-11:00 Keynote 2: George Boys-Stones (Durham University), ‘From History of Philosophers to History of Philosophy: Approaches to the Post-Hellenistic Age’

11:00-11:15 Short Break

11.15-12:30 Paper 4: Gabriele Meloni (University of Edinburgh), ‘Plato on Poetry and Popper on Television: Who was Right on What (And Wrong on Who)’

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:45 Paper 5: Kevin Tobia (University of Oxford), ‘Ancient Ethics and Philosophical Insulation’

14:45-16:00 Paper 6: Sebastian Greve (Birkbeck, University of London/University of Oxford), ‘How to Write Like Socrates Spoke’

16:00-16:30 Tea Break

16:30-17:30 Round Table discussion (Chaired by Dr. Myrto Hatzimichali, University of Cambridge)


The conference is free and open to all. The organisers would appreciate it if you could register in advance here.

For more information visit our website or our Facebook group page.

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