Category Archives: Philosophy

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

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.

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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