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Events 2012-13

The Chicago Area Consortium 2010 Conference will be held Oct. 1st and 2nd. Please see the link to the left for the conference poster.

Events 2010-11

A lecture in memory of Ian Mueller: David Sedley, “Sphericity,” will take place at the University of Chicago on March 30 at 4pm.

The Chicago Area Consortium 2010 Conference was held Oct. 1st and 2nd. Please see the link to the left for the conference poster.

Events 2009-10

A symposium entitled “Ordinary Virtue in Greek and Roman Philosophy” was held Northwestern University on Friday, May 14th.

Events 2008-9

The Chicago Area Consortium 2008 Conference was held Oct. 3rd and 4th. Please see the link to the left for the conference poster.

Events 2006-7

The Chicago Area Consortium 2006 Conference was held Nov. 3rd and 4th. Please see the link to the left for the conference poster.

Events 2005-6

Michael Frede and Katerina Ierodiakonou will give a series of talks at the University of Chicago:

Monday, Oct. 24, 4.30 P.M. Michael Frede (Oxford University), “Sextus Empiricus on the origin of philosophy”. (Sponsored by the Workshop on Ancient Philosophy)

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4.30 P.M. Katerina Ierodiakonou (National Technical University, Athens), “Aristotle on colours”. (Sponsored by the Workshop on Ancient Philosophy)

Thursday, Oct. 27, 4.30 P.M. Michael Frede (Oxford University), “An Epictetean notion of a person”. (Public lecture)

All talks will be given in Classics 10, 1050 East 59th Street.

Events 2004-5

• Terry Penner (University of Wisconsin, Madison), “The Good and the Beautiful in Socrates’ Speech in Plato’s Symposium”, Friday June 3 at 4:30 in Classics 26.

• Brendan Boyle (Classics Department, University of Chicago), “Homonoia in Post-War Athens”, Monday, May 9 at 4:30 in Classics 26.

• Monday, April 11 at 4:30 in Classics 26. Tushar Irani, of Northwestern University, will be presenting his paper “The Zôon Principle in Plato’s Phaedrus (264c2-5)”.

• March 9 Wednesday 4:30-6: Tad Brennan (Northwestern University) “Plato’s Spirit”.

• March 2 Brian Johnson (University of Chicago)
“Role Conflict and the ‘Deflationary Reading’ of Epictetus”.

• Feb. 9 Steve Skultety (Northwestern University), “Nature and Conflict in Aristotle’s Political Philosophy.”

• Fri. Jan. 21, 4.30-6, André Laks (Univ. of Lille)
“Some thoughts about Empedoclean cosmic and demonic cycles”,
Univ. of Chicago, Classics 26, 1050 East 59th Street.
(Sponsored by the Ancient Philosophy Workshop)

• Wed. Jan 19, 4.30, Michael Davis (Dept. of Philosophy, Sarah Lawrence College):
“The Grammar of the Soul: On Plato’s Euthyphro”
Univ. of Chicago, Social Sciences 302, 1126 E. 59th St.
(Sponsored by the Olin Center)

• Jan. 12 Jay Elliott (University of Chicago)
“Not Knowledge but Action”, University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop

• Wed Dec. 8 Dave Woessner, “Living Together with Other Selves: Shared Perception and Thought in Nicomachean Ethics IX.9″, University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop, 4:30-6, Classics 26, 1010 E. 59th Street

• Wed Dec. 1 Irene Liu, “Homoiosis Theoi in Epicurean Philosophy”, University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop, Wednesday 4:30-6, Classics 26, 1010 E. 59th Street

• Wed Nov. 17 John Hannon “Reading Philosophy with Aristotle”, University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop, Wednesday 4:30-6, Classics 26, 1010 E. 59th Street

• Wed Nov. 3 Kendall Sharp, “The Composition of Wisdom: Socratic Discourse and Its Predecessors”, University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop, Wednesday 4:30-6, Classics 26, 1010 E. 59th Street

• Oct. 20 Erica Holberg, “Akrasia and Attunement”, University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop, Wednesday 4:30-6, Classics 26, 1010 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

• Wednesday, October 13, 2004, 4:30 PM: G. R. F. Ferrari (University of California, Berkeley), “Plato, Freud and the Tripartite Soul”, a John U. Nef Lecture sponsored by the UChicago Committee on Social Thought. Location: Harper 103 at the University of Chicago. (For more information, contact Anne Gamboa, agamboa@uchicago.edu.)

• Friday October 1, 2004: RICHARD SORABJI (Oxford), „The self — ancient views and Locke, Kant, Parfit, Williams, Schechtman”, Northwestern University Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series, Harris Hall 108, EV Campus, 4:00-6:00 PM

• University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop, Wednesday, September 29 from 4:30 to 6:00 in Classics 26: Gabriel Richardson Lear will be presenting her paper, “Aristotle on Happiness, Tragedy, and the Complete Life”.

• September 17-18, 2004: Ancient Philosophy Workshop on Plato’s Statesman. University of Notre Dame.

Events 2003-4

• October 23, 2003, Colloquium Series, Dept of Philosophy, University of Chicago:
Dorothea Frede (Hamburg Univ.), ”Forms, Functions and Structure in Plato’s Later Dialogues”.

• October 24, 2003, Department of Philosophy, Northwestern University:
Dorothea Frede (Hamburg Univ.), ‘Pleasure and Pain in Aristotle’s Ethics’.

• Wednesday, Nov. 5th, 4:30, Univ. of Chicago (Olin Center), Social Sciences 302:
Ronna Burger (Tulane), “Pleasure and the Good: on the Action of the Argument of Aristotle’s Ethics”.

• Thursday, Nov. 6, 3.30-5 PM, Classics 26, Classics Bldg. Univ. of Chicago:
Glenn Most (UChicago, Committee on Social Thought) will speak on “Plotinus’ Last Words”.
Papers are available in the Anc. rhet/poetics workshop box in the Classics lounge.

• Friday, January 9th, 2004. 4:00-6:00 p.m. in HM 130, University of Chicago, Department of Philosophy: David Sedley (Christ’s College, Cambridge), “Myth and Politics in Plato’s Gorgias”. PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE.

• March 5, 2004, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Northwestern University: Malcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge, UK), ‘Plato on Democracy’, Ripton Room, Scott Hall. A reception will be held in the Seminar Room of the Philosophy Department, Kresge Hall room 2-345, after the talk from 6:00-7:00 PM at 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston (Please note our new address).

• April 15, 2004, Department of Philosophy, Northwestern University:
Talk by Rosalind Hursthouse (University of Auckland, NZ), TBA.

 

• The Marquette University Mid-West Seminar on Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Spring 2004.

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