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Michaelmas Term 2016


Meetings take place in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics at 5pm. Tea is available outside 1.11 from 4.30.

31 October

Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham) 'Relative change'

14 November

Raphael Woolf (KCL) ''Philosophy and death in Cicero's Letters to Atticus'

21 November

Nakul Krishna (Cambridge) 'Socratic Flirting: Self-knowledge and self-exposure in the Charmides and Theaetetus'



Meetings take place on Thursdays in term, beginning on 13 October, in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics.
Meetings begin at 5.15 except on 3 and 24 November when they will begin at 6pm after the Philological Society meeting.

Plato, Charmides

1. 153a1–157c6 13 October
2. 157c7–160d4 20 October
3. 160d5–162e7 27 October
4. 162e7–165b4 3 November (6pm start)
5. 165b5–167b5 10 November
6. 167b6–170a1 17 November
6. 170a2–173d7 24 November (6pm start)
7. 173d8–176d5 1 December


The Philological Society:

24 November

Luca Castagnoli (Oxford) 'Does Plato cheat? Plato's use of fallacy'

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


Additional seminar:

7 November

David Ebrey (Wisconsin, Madison) Details tba



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