Graduate Student Conference

2017: Argument in Ancient Thought

April 7th-8th, 2017

Keynote

Carrie Swanson (University of Iowa)
Socratic Dialectic Between Philosophy and Politics in Euthydemus 305e5-306d1

The conference will have a workshop-format. Papers are available here and should be read beforehand, so that we can spend the majority of time in discussion. The papers are password protected. Please email Rory Hanlon (rhanlon11@uchicago.edu) for the password.

All sessions will be held in Classics 110
1010 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Friday, April 7th

10:30-11:45
Stephen Mendelsohn (Boston College)
Material Objects and the Sense of Self in Aristotle’s De Anima
Comments: Rory Hanlon

Lunch 11:45-2

2-3:15
Ana Laura Edelhoff (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
The Primacy of the Primary Substances in Aristotle’s Categories
Comments: Sara Lea Ben Asher

3:30-4:45
Chris Hauser (Rutgers University)
Aristotle’s Epistemology of Essence
Comments: Arnold Brooks

5:15-6:30
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
Comments: Serena Lai

Saturday, April 8th

9-10:15
John Proios (University of Arizona)
The House of the Good: A Special Kind of Cause in the Philebus
Comments: M.A.D. Moore

10:30-11:45
Ian Campbell (Princeton University)
Giving Too Much of an Answer: Plato’s Demarcation of Philosophy from Eristic in the Euthydemus
Comments: Rik Peters

2-3:15
Keynote: Carrie Swanson (University of Iowa)
Socratic Dialectic Between Philosophy and Politics in Euthydemus 305e5-306d1

3:30-4:45
Evan Schultz (University of Notre Dame)
Socratic Epagōgē & Transparency of Belief
Comments: Ermioni Prokopaki

5:15-6:30
Colin Smith (University of Kentucky)
Turning Toward Forms: Method in the Theaetetus, Sophist, and Statesman Trilogy
Comments: Amber Ace

All sessions will be held in Classics 110
1010 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

The papers are password protected. Please email Rory Hanlon (rhanlon11@uchicago.edu) for the password.

We are committed to making our events accessible; please contact Rory Hanlon, rhanlon11@uchicago.edu with questions, requests or concerns.