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Philosophy Workshops

18 March 2013

A half-day workshop on ancient philosophy, 13.30-dinner, room 1.11

Organiser: Naoya Iwata (

13:30-14:30 Rhodes Pinto: A Curious "Attraction": Deciphering Thales' Doctrine of the Soul
14:30-15:30 Qiaosheng Dong: Aristotle on the Female Principle of Movement: Reading GA IV 3

15:30-16:00  Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Nicolas Zaks: Heidegger on Sophist 255c13-14 (some thoughts)
17:00-18:00 Siyi Chen: Political Hylomorphism in Aristotle

18:30-   Dinner


7 December 2012

Afternoon workshop on ancient philosophy

Room 1.11, Faculty of Classics

Organiser: Naoya Iwata (

13:30-14:30 Naoya Iwata: Socrates' First Voyage in the Phaedo

14:30-15:30 Tamer Nawar: Plato on Justification and Evidence

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Jenny Zhao: Comparing Aristotle and Xunzi on Shame, Human
Nature, and the Good Life

17:00-18:00 Benjamin Harriman: Melissus and the Doctors

18:30- Christmas Party

Handouts will be circulated in advance. If you want a copy of a complete paper, please make contact with the relevant speaker.

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