CPAS Lecture Series Archive

November 29, 2018 
“Aristotle on the Priority of Energeia to Dynamis: Discovery and Spontaneous Generation as Problem Cases.” 
Jonathan Buttaci, Catholic University of America (https://sites.google.com/cardinalmail.cua.edu/buttaci/home
4:30 p.m.

April 27, 2017
“Cicero and Utopia: The Ideal State and the Golden Age Tradition”
Sean McConnell, University of Otago
4:00 P.M, Room 216 Cathedral of Learning

October 26, 2016
'Philosophers- Kings and Stoic Stages: Epictetus' Account of the "Starting Points" (aphormai) of Virtue'
Sara Magrin, University of California at Berkeley
3:30 p.m., G-8 Cathedral of Learning

March 21, 2016
"There is no knowledge of perceptibles and no belief about Forms: Plato's epistemology revisted"
Jessica Moss, NYU
2:00 p.m., 208-B Cathedral of Learning

Friday, February 6, 2015
"Calcidius on Matter"
Gretchen Reydams-Schils, University of Notre Dame
3:30 p.m, 208-A Cathedral of Learning

Friday, November 20, 2015
"Anatomy and Aporia in Galen's On the Construction of Fetuses"
Ralph M. Rosen, University of Pennsylvania
3:30 p.m., Room 206 Cathedral of Learning

Thursday, November 13, 2014
"Why does Aristotle Need Appearance?"
Evan Keeling, UVA and University of São Paulo, Brazil
4:30 p.m., 1001-B Cathedral of Learning

Friday, October 3, 2014
"Receptivity, Spontaneity, and Basic Perceptual Discrimination in Aristotle"
Klaus Corcilius, University of California at Berkeley
3:30 p.m, Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, January 24, 2014
"Fractured Goodness: the Summum Bonum in Aristotle"
Christopher Shields, Chair, Philosophy Faculty Board, Professor of Classical Philosophy and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, December 6, 2013
"Essense and Modality in Aristotle"
Marko Malink, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Monday, November 11, 2013
"Anaximander and Zoogony: Some Philosophical, Historical and Linguistic Issues in Constructing Greek Natural Philosophy"
Andrew Gregory, Reader in History of Science, UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 349

Monday, March 4, 2013
"Ancient Perspectives on Plato and Platonism: the Creation of the Cosmos"
Christina Hoenig, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 206

Friday, March 1, 2013
"Poikilia and Poetic Pleasure in Plato's Republic"
Rana Liebert, Assistant Professor, Bard College
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 253

Friday, February 15, 2013
"Defining the Philosopher in Politics in Roman Greece: The Lycurgan Test-Case"
Thomas Keith, Lecturer, Loyola University of Chicago
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Friday, February 8, 2013
"Understanding Plato On Understanding"
Whitney Schwab, PhD Candidate in Philosophy, Princeton University
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Thursday, February 7, 2013
"Aristotle on the Virtues of Thought"
Aryeh Kosman, John Whitehead Professor Emeritus, Haverford College
Program of Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science (CPAS)
5:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 817R

Friday, December 6, 2013
"Essense and Modality in Aristotle"
Marko Malink, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Monday, November 11, 2013
"Anaximander and Zoogony: Some Philosophical, Historical and Linguistic Issues in Constructing Greek Natural Philosophy"
Andrew Gregory, Reader in History of Science, UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 349

Monday, March 4, 2013
"Ancient Perspectives on Plato and Platonism: the Creation of the Cosmos"
Christina Hoenig, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 206

Friday, March 1, 2013
"Poikilia and Poetic Pleasure in Plato's Republic"
Rana Liebert, Assistant Professor, Bard College
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 253

Friday, February 15, 2013
"Defining the Philosopher in Politics in Roman Greece: The Lycurgan Test-Case"
Thomas Keith, Lecturer, Loyola University of Chicago
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B

Friday, February 8, 2013
"Understanding Plato On Understanding"
Whitney Schwab, PhD Candidate in Philosophy, Princeton University
4:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244B
Thursday, February 7, 2013

"Aristotle on the Virtues of Thought"
Aryeh Kosman, John Whitehead Professor Emeritus, Haverford College
Program of Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science (CPAS)
5:00 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 817R

Friday, September 14, 2012
“An Aesthetic Reading of Aristotle's Ethics"
Richard Kraut, Charles and Emma Morrison Professor in the Humanities, Department of Philosophy, Northwestern University
Program of Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science (CPAS)
3:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 244B

Friday, April 27, 2012
“Natural Goals of Actions in Aristotle "
Hendrik Lorenz, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University
Program of Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science (CPAS)
2:00 PM, Cathedral of Learning 244B

Friday, September 30, 2011  3:30 p.m
'Becoming good by nature': Aristotle on the heritability of character'
Mariska Leunissen, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina
Cathedral of Learning–Room 244B
 

Friday, April 29, 2011  4:00 p.m.
"Cicero's De Officiis-practical Stoicism for non-philosopher?"
Gisela Striker, Walter C. Klein Professor Philosophy and of the Classics, Harvard University
Cathedral of Learning–Room 244B

Friday, October 22, 2010
"Aristotle and the Sophists"
Stephen Menn, Associate Professor of Philosophy,
McGill University
4:00 p.m. Cathedral of Learning, Room 244A

Tuesday, November 19, 2009
“Walking and Talking: reflections on Stoic divisions of the soul”
Brad Inwood, Professor of Classics and Philosophy, University of Toronto
4:00 p.m. Cathedral of Learning Room 208A

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
“Escaping one’s own notice knowing: Meno’s Paradox again”
M. M. McCabe, Professor of Ancient Philosophy, King’s College, London, UK
3:30 p.m. Cathedral of Learning Room 144

Friday, March 31, 2006
“Aristotle on the Grand End of the Happy Life”
Gabriel Richardson Lear, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago
3:30 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, December 8, 2006
“The Spell of Protagoras: Truth and Politics in V-IVth Century Greece”
Giovanni Giorgini, University of Bologna, Italy and Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh
3:30 pm, Cathedral of Learning Room 817R

Friday, February 23, 2007
“On the Nature and Origin of the Orthos Logos in Aristotle’s Ethics”
Dorothea Frede, Department of Philosophy, University of California at Berkeley
2:00 p.m. Cathedral of Learning Room 208A

Tuesday, October 9, 2007
“God’s Transcendent Activity- Ontotheology in Metaphysics"
Markus Gabriel, University of Heidelberg
12:00 noon Cathedral of Learning Room 817R

Friday, January 25, 2008
“Republic X and the Role of Audience in Art”
Verity Harte, Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Yale University
3:30 p.m. Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday. February 22, 2008
“Aristotle on the Pleasures of Tragedy”
Pierre Destree, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Université de Louvain and Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland
3:30 p.m. Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, April 25, 2008
“Aristotle on Living Matter”
Alan Code, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University
3:30 p.m. Cathedral of Learning Room 244A

Friday, December 12, 2008
“The Development of Early Pythagorean Cosmology”
Carl A. Huffman, Robert Stockwell Professor of Greek Language and Literature and Professor of Classics, DePauw University
3:30 pm Cathedral of Learning Room 244B