YAPN (CHiPhi) 14th March 2014 – Leeds

The spring meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, within the Centre for the History of Philosophy, will be in Leeds, on 14th March, 2014, at the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied (IDEA) Centre, Fenton Street, University of Leeds. Details are as follows (and will be updated here as finalised titled etc. become available).


9.30-10.00 Tea / Coffee

10.00-12.00 Reading Group: Aristotle, Rhetoric 1.3-6, 8, 10.

12.00-1.00 Lunch (provided)

1.00-2.30 Colin Tyler (University of Hull) – “Plato and the British Idealists”

2.30-2.50 Tea / Coffee

2.50-4.20  Christopher Megone (Leeds) — “Aristotle’s function argument and the purpose of the study of ethics”

4.20-5.30 Janine Gühler (PhD student, University of St Andrews) — “Plato and Aristotle on separation and hypotheses in mathematics”

6.00 onwards: drinks and dinner*

Directions to the centre are here.

The reading group is in English, you should bring a copy of the translation with you.

There is no charge, and turning up on the day is ok, but it would be helpful to have an indication by email of intentions to attend, especially if you would like to attend the dinner: email Jamie Dow j.dow@leeds.ac.uk

* the dinner (but not drinks) will be subsidised by the Centre for the History of Philosophy for postgraduate students and staff of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, Hull and York, as well as for speakers.

Similarly, the White Rose Centre for the History of Philosophy (CHiPhi) will be able to reimburse travel between the White Rose universities for staff and students of those institutions (i.e. to Leeds from York or Sheffield).


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