Ancient Philosophy Research in Yorkshire

Welcome to the website of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network (CHiPhi), one of the largest clusters of Ancient Philosophy specialists in the UK. We exist to provide active and regular collaboration in support of research at postgraduate and faculty level.

This website offers information about academic staff, research postgraduates, and funding opportunities, as well as up-to-date information about meetings and events. If you would like to be added to our email list, please contact one of the organisers.

6-7 April, 2020, Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy (Leeds)

The annual meeting of the Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy, 2020, will take place at the University of Leeds, 6-7th April, 2020.

Programme:
  • James Allen (Toronto) – “Moderate and Radical Scepticism in the Academy”
  • Vladimir Mikes (Czech Academy of Sciences) – “How passions give way to emotions in Stoicism.”
  • Marion Durand (Oxford) – “The Stoics on Passive Predicates and the Passive Voice”.
  • Niels Christensen (UCL) – “The Kosmos of the Virtues: The Greatness of Aristotle’s Great-souled Person.”
  • Victor Sousa (University of São Paulo) – “Aristotle on δεινότης: Can non-virtuous agents aim at morally good ends?”

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YAPN Workshop – 19th October, Leeds – Dialectic: Socrates to the Stoics

The next meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network (YAPN) within the White Rose Centre for the History of Philosophy (CHiPhi) will be in Leeds, on Friday 19th October, 2017, 10am-5pm, at the IDEA Centre, 17 Blenheim Terrace, University of Leeds. LS2 9JT. We will go for drinks and dinner afterwards.

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YAPN (CHiPhi) Spring 2018 Meeting – Hull, 11th May.

The Spring meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, within the Centre for the History of Philosophy, will be in Hull, on Friday 11th May, 2018. Details of reading group, papers and venue are below. Continue reading

YAPN Autumn 2017 Meeting – 24th November, Leeds

The next meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network (YAPN) within the White Rose Centre for the History of Philosophy (CHiPhi) will be in Leeds, on 24th November, 2017, 9.30am-5pm, at the IDEA Centre, 17 Blenheim Terrace, University of Leeds. LS2 9JT. We will go for drinks and dinner afterwards.

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YAPN Summer Meeting – Fri 23rd June, 2017 – Sheffield

The summer meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network (CHiPhi) will be in Sheffield on Friday 23rd June, 2017.

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YAPN (CHiPhi) 24th March 2017 – Leeds

The spring meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, within the Centre for the History of Philosophy, will be in Leeds, on Friday 24th March, 2017, at the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied (IDEA) Centre, 17 Blenheim Terrace, University of Leeds. Details of the event are as follows. Continue reading

YAPN (CHiPhi) Autumn 2016 Meeting – Hull, 25th November.

The Autumn meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, within the Centre for the History of Philosophy, will be in Hull, on Friday 25th November, 2016. Details of reading group, papers and venue are below. Continue reading