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Ancient Philosophy Workshop XXXIII, March 25th-28th

Thu, March 25, 2010 • 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM • Waggener Hall

This year's Workshop is dedicated to the memory of Steven K. Strange (1950-2009), an alumnus of the Joint Program (PhD 1981) who taught at Pittburgh, Harvard, and Emory, where he hosted Workshop XXIX.

Thursday, March 25

7:30 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair: Jeffrey Barnouw,  UT Austin

•"Essentialism and Ontological Interdependence in Aristotle’s Categories"

Riin Sirkel, University of Western Ontario

Comment:  Ivan Heyman, UT Austin

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Friday, March  26

9:30–10:45 a.m., Classics Conference Room, Waggener  116

Chair: Scott Austin, Texas A & M University

•"Syrianus' Interpretation of the One in Plato's Parmenides"

Sarah Klitenic Wear, The Franciscan University of Steubenville

Comment:  Andrew Zawislanski, UT Austin

10:50 a.m–12:00 Noon,  Classics Conference Room, Waggener  116

Chair: Al Martinich, UT Austin

•"Unity, Pluralism, and the Early Reading of the Aristotelian Categories"

Michael J. Griffin, University of British Columbia

Comment:  Adam Labecki, University of Kentucky

(Lunch break)

2:00–3:15 p.m., Classics Conference Room, Waggener  116

Chair: Nathan Powers, The University at Albany (SUNY)

•"Aristotle on the Unity of Action"

Agnes Callard, University of Chicago

Comment:  Duane Long,  UT Austin

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3:30–4:50 p.m., Welch Hall  2.304 (Immediately North of Waggener )

Chair: Donald Morrison, Rice University

•Keynote Address:  "Plotinus and Plato on the Metaphysics of Action"

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson, University of Oslo, Norway
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5:00–6:15 p.m., Welch Hall  2.304

Chair: Alexandra Theodoropoulou, Consul for the Hellenic Republic at Houston

•"Credence, Persuasion, and Emotion in Aristotle"

Ian C. Flora, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Comment:  Matthew Evans, New York University

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Saturday, March  27, 2010

10:00 a.m.–12:00 Noon, Classics Conference Room, Waggener  116

Chair: William J. Prior, Santa Clara University

•"Collection and Division in Plato’s Late Dialogues"

Devin Henry, The University of Western Ontario

•"Dichotomy and Platonic diairesis"

Lee Franklin, Franklin & Marshall College

(Lunch break)

1:30-2:45 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair: R. J. Hankinson, UT Austin

•"The Place of Biology in Aristotle’s Politics :  Cities and Happiness as the Joint Products of Art and Nature"

Mariska Leunissen, Washington University in St. Louis

Comment:  Lawrence Jost, University of Cincinnati

3:00–4:15 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair:  Paul Woodruff, UT Austin

•"Erotic and Servile Pleasures in Plato's Phaedrus"

Kelly E. Arenson, The University of Memphis

Comment:  Martha K. Woodruff, Middlebury College

4:30–6:15 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair:  Richard Patterson, Emory University

•"Sensible Qualities in Plotinus"

Laura Grams, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Comment:  Damian Caluori, Trinity University, San Antonio

•Remembering Steve Strange:  Personal Statements and Tributes

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Sunday, March  28

9:30–12:00 Noon., Classics Conference Room, Waggener  116

Chair:  Stephen White, UT Austin

•"Fear of Death Revisited: Epicurus on the Relative Value of Lives"

Benjamin A. Rider, University of Central Arkansas

Comment:  Michael Ferejohn, Duke University

•"Diocles of Carystus on Scientific Explanation"

Ravi Sharma, Clark University

Comment:  Joseph Bullock, UT Austin


1:30-2:45 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair: R. J. Hankinson, UT Austin

•"The Place of Biology in Aristotle’s Politics :  Cities and Happiness as the Joint Products of Art and Nature"

Mariska Leunissen, Washington University in St. Louis

Comment:  Lawrence Jost, University of Cincinnati


3:00–4:15 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair:  Paul Woodruff, UT Austin

•"Erotic and Servile Pleasures in Plato's Phaedrus"


Kelly E. Arenson, The University of Memphis

Comment:  Martha K. Woodruff, Middlebury College



4:30–6:15 p.m., David L. Miller Conference Room, Waggener 316

Chair:  Richard Patterson, Emory University

•"Sensible Qualities in Plotinus"

Laura Grams, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Comment:  Damian Caluori, Trinity University, San Antonio

•Remembering Steve Strange:  Personal Statements and Tributes

Program (pdf)

 

Sponsored by: the Joint Graduate Program in Ancient Philosophy and the Departments of Classics and Philosophy.


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