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Penn Ancient Workshop

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00am

Cohen 392


April 18, 2015

University of Pennsylvania, Cohen Hall 392


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SESSION 1 (9:00 am to 10:40 am)


Anna Marmodoro (Oxford University), “Anaxagoras’s Qualitative Gunk”


Dana Miller (Fordham University), “Anaxagoras’ Nous: a non-agent interpretation”


William Harwood (University of Texas-Pan American), “Motion Without Cause: perichoresis in the Fragments of Anaxagoras”



SESSION 2 (10:55 am to 12:00 pm)


Michael Shaw (Utah Valley University), “Compacted Worlds and Constructed Cities in Anaxagoras Fragment B4a”


Thomas Vozar (University of Pennsylvania), “Anaxagoras on the Human Hand”



SESSION 3 (1:30 pm to 2:35 pm)


Daniel Graham (Brigham Young University), “Anaxagoras and the New Empiricism”


Holly Moore (Luther College), “‘Not with an Ax’: Using Feminist Theory to Clarify Anaxagoras’ Ontological Pluralism”



SESSION 4 (2:40 pm to 3:45 pm)


Rose Cherubin (George Mason University), “Parmenides, Zeno, and What is Appropriate: Other Eleatic Echoes in Anaxagoras”


Grant Dowling (Columbia University), “The Consequences of Anaxagorean Circular Motion on the Development of Epistemology”



SESSION 5 (4 pm to 5:05 pm)


Krisanna Scheiter (Union College), “The Significance of Anaxagoras’ Mind”


Brian Marrin (Boston College), “The Daring of Anaxagoras and the History of Science in Plato’s Laws