Aristotle Now
Joachim Aufderheide (King's College London), Sophie Grace Chappell (Open University (UK)), Sophia Connell (Birkbeck, University of London)

November 4, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Forum for Philosophy

Old Theatre
Old Building, London School of Economics
Houghton Street WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom

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  • British Society for the History of Philosophy

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Aristotle is one of the most famous and influential philosophers. His work on logic, metaphysics, politics, and ethics were all pioneering, sowing the seeds of much later philosophical thought. But almost two and a half millennia later, could this rebellious student of Plato possibly have anything to say about the complexities and concerns of modern life? We explore whether Aristotle can still usefully inform our thinking today, on everything from sex and friendship to animals and politics.

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Joachim Aufderheide, Lecturer in Philosophy, KCL

Sophie Grace Chappell, Professor of Philosophy, Open University

Sophia Connell, Lecturer in Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

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Clare Moriarty, Fellow, Forum for Philosophy and IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

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