Feb 5th YAPN2

The 2nd meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network will be on 5th Feb, in the Board Room at the Wilberforce Institute, Hull.

Location: WISE (Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation), University of Hull, Oriel Chambers, 27 High Street, Hull, HU1 1NE

10 mins walk from the Hull Railway Station. Map here.


10:00-12:30 Reading Group

Plato Republic IV, 428-435 (using Grube/Reeve translation, publ. Hackett)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Malcolm Heath (Leeds)

“‘Why are humans poetical animals? An experiment in Aristotelian anthropology.”

15:00-15:15 Coffee

15:15-16:45 Amber Carpenter (York)

“Does Plato think it is good for us to aim at happiness?”

If you are planning to attend, please contact Amber Carpenter, Jamie Dow or Antony Hatzistavrou as soon as possible. We aim to circulate papers about a week in advance, and presume to have read them ahead of the meeting.


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