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.

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

YAPN (CHiPhi) Meeting Dates 2016-17

The YAPN (CHiPHi) Meeting Dates and Venues for 2016-17 are as follows:

  • 25th November, 2016. Hull. (contact: Antony Hatzistavrou)
  • 24th March, 2017. Leeds. (contact: Jamie Dow)
  • 9th June, 2017. Sheffield. (contact: Steve Makin)

Further details about each of these will be available on the website, via our email distribution list (contact Jamie Dow if you wish to be added), and usually on Philos-L and Classicists lists.

They will follow our usual format of a morning reading group (~9.30/10am-12.30pm), followed by an afternoon set of 2 or 3 papers, usually pre-read (~1.30-4.30/5pm). We usually go out for a drink and/or dinner afterwards, for those able to stay.

YAPN Summer Meeting – Fri 6th May 2016 – Sheffield

The summer meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network (CHiPhi) will be in Sheffield (the first time for this group!) on Friday 6th May, 2016.

Details and programme are below. Continue reading

Dialectic in Late Plato – Leeds – 19th May, 2016.

You are warmly invited to a day workshop on “Dialectic in Late Plato”, to be held at the University of Leeds (IDEA Centre), 19th May, 2016, 10am-5pm. Lunch provided.

Speakers:

  • Dr Matthew Duncombe (Durham)
  • Dr Fiona Leigh (UCL)
  • Prof. Vasilis Politis (TCD)

Workshop Theme and Context:

What is dialectic? What is it for? How should it be practised (or exercised)? The workshop poses these questions in relation to Plato’s Republic and post-Republic dialogues. Continue reading

YAPN (CHiPhi) 18th March 2016 – Hull

The Spring meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, within the Centre for the History of Philosophy, will be in Hull, on Friday 18th March, 2016, at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation Oriel Chambers 27 High Street Hull HU1 1NE (University of Hull). Continue reading

Terry Irwin RIP Lecture – Hull – 4th March 2016

ROYAL INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY LECTURE

FRIDAY MARCH 4 AT 15.30

Venue: Tranby Room, Staff House

University of Hull Main Campus

Excessive Altruism: Comte, George Eliot, and the Christians


by

Terence Irwin

(Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Oxford)

 

ALL WELCOME

 

 

Queries to Antony Hatzistavrou: A.Hatzistavrou@hull.ac.uk

YAPN (CHiPhi) 4th December 2015 – Leeds

The winter meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, within the Centre for the History of Philosophy, will be in Leeds, on Friday 4th December, 2015, at the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied (IDEA) Centre, Fenton Street, University of Leeds. This meeting is jointly held with the ‘Leading Minds’ research project on leadership in ancient philosophy and contemporary ethics. Details of the event are as follows. Continue reading