University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics,
Friday 12th - Saturday 13th April, 2013
14:00-15:15: Konstantinos Kravaritis (University of Edinburgh), 'The Metaphysics of Names, Explanation, and Understanding in Plato's Cratylus'
Response by Naoya Iwata (University of Cambridge)
15:15-16:30: Alexandra Newton (Universitaet Leipzig), 'Zeta 17 as an Illustration of Aristotle’s Theory of Predication in the Metaphysics'
Response by Carlo Rossi (University of Cambridge)
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
Keynote Paper 1
17:00-18:30: Jim Hankinson (University of Texas at Austin), 'Posits and Principles: the Ancients on Analysis and Explanation'
9:30-10:45: Tim Crowley (University College Dublin), 'The Matter of the Elements'
Response by Benjamin Harriman (University of Cambridge)
10:45-12:00: Andreas Lammer (Ludwig Maximilian University Munich), 'Method and Principle in the Tradition of Physics I'
Response by Siyi Chen (University of Cambridge)
13:30-14:45: Bryan Reece (University of Toronto), 'Diogenes of Apollonia on First Principles, Cause, and Explanation'
Response by Rhodes Pinto (University of Cambridge)
14:45-16:00: Sukaina Hirji (Princeton University), 'Demonstration and Causation in Posterior Analytics A 4'
Response by Tamer Nawar (University of Cambridge)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
Keynote Paper 2
16:30-18:00: Ravi Sharma (Clark University): 'αἰτία and ὑπόθεσις in Plato's Phaedo (96-102)