37th Ancient Philosophy Workshop

Day and Time: 
04/04/2014 - 10:00am - 04/05/2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Cohen 402

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Schedule for the 37th Annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop 

FRIDAY APRIL 4, 2014

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY CENTER CITY (Room 320, 1515 Market Street, Philadelphia)

 

8:30-9:15            Coffee and refreshments

 

9:15-10:45            "'Preserving' Reason: Courage and the Spirited Part of the Soul in Plato's Republic"

Josh Wilburn (Wayne State University)

Hal Parker (University of Pennsylvania) commentator

Andreas Avgousti (Columbia University) session leader

 

11:00-12:30             "Friendships of Character or Virtue? Aristotle on the Character Requirements of Primary Philia in the Eudemian Ethics"

Corinne Gartner (Wellesley College)

Sukaina Hirji (Princeton University) commentator

Brian Reese (University of Pennsylvania) session leader

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (COHEN HALL 402)

 

3:00-4:30            "Consistency and Contradiction in Greek Philosophy"              KEYNOTE PAPER

Stephen Menn (McGill University, Humboldt University – Berlin)

 

4:30 reception

 

5:00-6:30            "Stoic Incorporeals: A Grounded Account"

Vanessa DeHarven (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Umer Shaikh (University of Michigan) commentator

Devin Curry (University of Pennsylvania) session leader

 

SATURDAY APRIL 5

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (COHEN HALL 402)

 

8:30-9:15            Coffee and refreshments

 

9:15-10:45            "Intellectualism and the elenchus in Plato's Apology and Gorgias"

James Doyle (Institute for Advanced Study)

 Lee Franklin (Franklin and Marshall College) commentator

 Andrew Payne (St. Joseph's University) session leader

 

11-12:30            "Primary Qualities, Secondary Qualities, and Aristotle's Elements"

Mary Krizan (University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse)

 Aditi Chaturvedi (University of Pennsylvania) commentator

 Nabeel Hamid (University of Pennsylvania) session leader

 

2:30-4:00            "Rethinking Nous Poietikos in Aristotle’s De Anima 3.5"

Krisanna Scheiter (Union College)

Jerry Green (University of Texas – Austin) commentator

Charles Kahn (University of Pennsylvania) session leader

 

4:00 coffee & refreshments

 

4:15-5:45            "Aristotle on Perceiving Universals"

Marc Gasser (Harvard University)

Robert Howton (University of Toronto) commentator

Stephen White (University of Texas – Austin) session leader

 

The conference is co-sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, the Philosophy Department of Temple University, the Philosophy Department of the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Pennsylvania University Research Foundation.  It is being held in association with the Joint Classics-Philosophy Graduate Program in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. For further information contact David Wolfsdorf at dwolfsdo@temple.edu.