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Lent Term 2017

The B Club


20 February

Barnaby Taylor (Exeter College, Oxford), 'Common ground in De Rerum Natura'


27 February

Bernard Collette (Université Laval), 'The right to do what one wants: Ancient Democratic freedom in Plato and the Stoics’


6 March

Ellisif Wasmuth (St John’s College, Oxford), 'Smoke and mirrors in Alcibiades I


All meetings take place at 5pm in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics.  Tea will be available from 4.30.


Thursday Seminar


We will be reading Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I.

Our first meeting will be at 5.15 on 19 January in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics.

Subsequent meetings will also be at 5.15, except on 2 and 16 February, 9 and 16 March when (to avoid clashing with the Philological Society) we will meet at 6.05.


Also of interest


The Philological Society

16 March

Stephen Halliwell, 'Justifying the world as an aesthetic phenomenon'

4.30pm in room G.21, Faculty of Classics; tea and cakes from 4pm.


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