2nd Annual University of Chicago Graduate Student Conference in Ancient Philosophy: Argument in Ancient Thought

April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017
University of Chicago Institute of Ancient Philosophy, University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave,
Chicago 60637
United States

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Keynote speakers:

Carrie Swanson
University of Iowa

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The 2nd annual Graduate Student Conference in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Chicago will take place on April 7th and 8th. This year’s theme is ‘Argument in Ancient Thought’. The conference is open and all are welcome to attend. The schedule can be found on the University of Chicago Ancient Philosophy Workshop website (https://voices.uchicago.edu/agarp/1537-2/). All the papers will be posted on the Ancient Workshop website as well.


Keynote: Carrie Swanson (University of Iowa)

‘Socratic Dialectic Between Philosophy and Politics in Euthydemus 305e5-306d1’

Stephen Mendelsohn (Boston College) 

‘Material Objects and the Sense of Self in Aristotle’s De Anima’

Ana Laura Edelhoff (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

‘The Primacy of the Primary Substances in Aristotle’s Categories’

Chris Hauser (Rutgers University)

‘Aristotle’s Epistemology of Essence’

Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) 

‘How Many Noses Did Socrates Have? The Definition of 'Snub Nose' and a New Solution to Aristotle’s Problem of Babbling’

John Proios (University of Arizona)

‘The House of the Good: A Special Kind of Cause in the Philebus’

Ian Campbell (Princeton University)

Giving Too Much of an Answer: Plato’s Demarcation of Philosophy from Eristic in the Euthydemus

Evan Schultz  (University of Notre Dame)

Socratic Epagōgē & Transparency of Belief

Colin Smith (University of Kentucky)

‘Turning Toward Forms: Method in the Theaetetus, Sophist, and Statesman Trilogy’

Please contact Rory Hanlon at rhanlon11@uchicago.edu with questions, requests or concerns.

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