Programme

First Dublin Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy

 

31st March 2017 – Venue: NUI Headquarters, 49 Merrion Square, Phelan Room

10:00-10:30am  

Registration and Coffee

 

10:30-11:30am  

Keith Begley (Trinity College Dublin)
“How not to Conceive of Heraclitean Psychology”
Respondent: Georgios Petropoulos (University College Dublin)

 

11:30am-12:30pm

Florian Marion (University of Rennes 1)
“Diodorus Kronus on Motion against Aristotle’s Kinematics”
Respondent: Stephen McCarthy (Maynooth University)

 

12:30-1:30pm

Lunch

 

1:30-2:30pm

Viktor Ilievski (University of Bucharest)
“Is the Platonic soul indeed kinēseōs hapses aitia and therefore tōn pantōn aitia as well?”
Respondent: Pauline Sabrier (Trinity College Dublin)

 

2:30-3:30pm

Janine Gühler (University of Oxford)
“Aristotle on Aphairesis
Respondent: Rosamaria Romanelli (University of Florence)

 

3:30-3:45pm

Coffee Break

 

3:45-4:45pm

Scott O’Connor (New Jersey City University)
“Aristotle’s Objection to Pluralism in Generation and Corruption I
Respondent: Tianqin Ge (Trinity College Dublin)

 

4:45-5:00pm

Coffee Break

 

5-6:30pm

Keynote Talk – Ursula Coope (University of Oxford)
“Self-Movement, Responsibility and Inquiry in Proclus”
Chair: John Dillon (Trinity College Dublin)

 

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1st April 2017 – Venue: Trinity College Dublin, Arts Building, 6th Floor, TRISS Seminar Room

9:30-10:00am

Coffee

 

10:00-11:00am    

Leon Wash (University of Chicago)
“One Learned to Grow from Many: On Nature, the Soul, and Vegetal Metaphors in Empedocles”
Respondent: Gordon Campbell (Maynooth University)

 

11am-12pm

Siobhan Marie Doyle (University College Dublin)
“Plotinus’ Dynamic Principle: The Self”
Respondent: Peter Larsen (Trinity College Dublin)

 

12-1pm

Lunch

 

1-2:30pm

Keynote Talk – Diana Quarantotto (Sapienza University, Rome)
“Refiguring Form: Aristotle’s Genetics and Embryology”
Chair: Timothy Crowley (University College Dublin)

 

2:30-2:45pm

Coffee Break

 

2:45-3:45pm 

Takashi Oki (Kyoto University)
“Aristotle on Zeno’s Arrow”
Respondent: James Miller (Trinity College Dublin)

 

6:30pm

Conference Dinner
Fallon & Byrne, 11-17 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2