CFP: UNAM Ancient Metaphysics Workshop: Plato and Aristotle on Forms

Submission deadline: October 11, 2019

Conference date(s):
May 7, 2020 - May 8, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

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The workshop aims to bring together scholars working on Plato's Forms, Aristotle's criticism of them and Aristotle's own view of form.

Confirmed speakers:

Mary Lousie Gill (Brown University)

Anna Marmodoro (Durham University)

Ricardo Salles (UNAM)

Edgar González Varela (UNAM)

We invite submissions of anonymized abstracts (400-500 words) on these topics. The deadline for submissions is October 11, 2019. Please send your abstract to In the body of the message indicate your name and institutional affiliation. We encourage submissions from graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

The language of the workshop will be English. All speakers will have 40 minutes for presentation and 40 minutes for discussion. Papers should be available to all participants one week before the workshop. Lunch and dinner on Thursday 7 and lunch on Friday 8 will be covered by UNAM for all speakers.

All inquiries should be directed to the organizer: Edgar Gonzalez Varela (

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