Aristotle on Plato and the Presocratics

Friday Sep. 20, 2019 – Saturday Sep. 21, 2019

Ancient Philosophy Society

Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas

University of Oslo

Plato and Aristotle in discussion, 1437, by Luca della Robbia (ca 1400-1482),

Aristotle on Plato and the Presocratics

Friday Sep. 20, 2019 9:30 AM– Saturday Sep. 21, 2019 6:30 PM University of Oslo, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus Room 452

Programme

Friday

9.30-11.00 Wei Wang (Fudan), 'The two "digressional" passages and Aristotle's criticism of his predecessors in Physics 3.1-3'
11.00-11.15 Tea/Coffee
11.15-12.45 David Ebrey (Berlin), ´Ascribing Matter to Aristotle’s Predecessors´
12.45-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 Thomas Kjeller Johansen (Oslo), ´Monism in Metaphysics A.3-5´
15.00-16.30 Claire Louguet (Lille), ´εἴ τις ἀκολουθήσειε συνδιαρθρῶν ἃ βούλεται λέγειν: when Aristotle attributes to his predecessors arguments they did not articulate. Two different cases: Parmenides in Met. A 3 and Anaxagoras in Met. A 8´
16.30-17.00 Tea/Coffee
17.00-18.30 Shaul Tor (King´s College London), '(Aristotle on) Xenophanes on theogony'
19.30 Dinner for speakers 

Saturday 

9.30-11.00 Jason Carter (Edinburgh), 'Aristotle, Plato, and the Presocratics on the Origin and Destruction of Human Species'
11.00-11-15 Tea/Coffee
11.15-12.45 Gabor Betegh (Cambridge), ´The harmonia theories in De Anima 1.4´ 
12.45-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 Dorothea Frede (Hamburg), ´The Form of the Good: Aristotle’s critique in Nicomachean Ethics I.6´ 
15.00-16.30 Wei Liu (Renmin), ´The Ugliness of the Most Beautiful City: Aristotle's Criticism of Plato's Political Agenda in the Republic´
16.30-17.00 Tea/Coffee
17.00-18.30 Wei Cheng (Peking), ‘Aristotle’s criticism of Plato: the invention of pleasure per accidens reconsidered’
19.30 Dinner for speakers

For further information contact t.k.johansen@ifikk.uio.no

Tags: Ancient Philosophy, Aristotle, Plato, Presocratics
Published Mar. 6, 2019 10:58 AM - Last modified Sep. 16, 2019 3:39 PM