The 105th Presidential Address to the Aristotelian Society: 'Actual Instead'
Sarah Broadie (University of St. Andrews)

October 8, 2012, 10:30pm - 12:30am
Senate House - University of London, The Aristotelian Society

The Chancellor's Hall
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom


Marie McGinn
University of East Anglia
Lucy O
University College London
Matthew Soteriou
University of Warwick

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**Please note that the time for all the Society's talks has changed to 17.30 - 19.15**

The Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of the 105th President of the Aristotelian Society: Professor Sarah Broadie.  

Professor Broadie is in the Moral Philosophy Department at the University of St Andrews. She has previously worked in philosophy departments at Princeton, Rutgers, Yale, the University of Texas at Austin, and Edinburgh University. Her publications include Nature, Change, and Agency in Aristotle¹s Physics (1982); Passage and Possibility: a study of Aristotle's modal concepts (1982); Ethics with Aristotle (1991); Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics: Commentary, with translation by Christopher Rowe (2002);  Aristotle and Beyond, Essays on Metaphysics and Ethics (2007); Nature and Divinity in Plato¹s Timaeus (2011); Philoponus on Aristotle, Physics 4. 10-14 (on Time), translation and notes (2012). She is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Academia Europaea.  

The Presidential Address will be chaired by the Society's outgoing President: Professor Marie McGinn (UEA/York).

The draft copy of the Presidential Address is now available: 

Students and members of the Society who wish to dine with the President after the Address should email the Editor, Dr. Matthew Soteriou (, by the end of the week. There are a small number of subsidised places available at dinner for graduate students and other members.  

Following the Address, the Society will be hosting a wine reception in honour of the new President.

The full programme of talks for 2012/13 is available here:

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