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Plato, Aristotle and Pythagoras in the first century BC

Cambridge, 13-16 July 2009

This conference will be the culmination of Cambridge’s four-year AHRC-funded project ‘Greco-Roman philosophy in the first century BC’, with support from the Faculty of Classics.

Programme

(All sessions in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue)

Mon. 13 July

2.30-4.00 Riccardo Chiaradonna, 'Platonists and the Aristotelian corpus in the 1st century BC'

4.30-6.00 Myrto Hatzimichali, [Circulation of philosophical texts]

Tues. 14 July

9.00-10.30 Bob Sharples, 'Metriopatheia'

11.00-12.30 Marwan Rashed, 'Boethus in the Peripatetic Tradition'

2.30-4.00 Andrea Falcon, 'Xenarchus of Seleucia and Aristotelianism in the 1st century BC'

4.30-6.00 Mauro Bonazzi, 'Pythagoreanizing Aristotle: Eudorus and the Systematization of Platonism'

Wed. 15 July

9.00-10.30 Roberto Polito, [Pythagoreanism]

11.00-12.30 A.A. Long, [Alexander Polyhistor]

2.30-4.00 Anna Ju, 'Posidonius' study of Plato'

4.30-6.00 Ingo Gildenhard, ' Cicero the Platonist (cf. Q. Cic. Pet. 46)'

Evening: party

Thurs. 16 July

9.00-10.30 David Sedley, 'Cicero and the Timaeus'

11.00-12.30 Julia Annas, 'Law and virtue in Plato's Laws and Cicero's De Legibus'

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