09 June 2006

BACAP Program 2006-7

I'm pleased to announce the program for the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy for the academic year 2006-7.


14 September, at Boston University
Raphael Woolf (King’s College, London)
“Misology and Truth”
commentary by James Wood (Boston University)

5 October, at Brown University
Pierre-Marie Morel (Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne)
“The Epicurean
commentary by David Konstan (Brown)

19 October, at Holy Cross College
Henry Teloh (Vanderbilt)
“Rhetoric in the Gorgias and Phaedrus
commentary by David Roochnik (Boston University)

9 November, at Boston College
Francisco Gonzalez (Skidmore)
“Plato’s Question of Truth, vis-à-vis Heidegger’s Doctrine”
commentary by Gary Gurtler (Boston College)

7 December, at Clark University
Matt Evans (NYU)
“Plato’s Anti-Hedonism”

commentary by Verity Harte (Yale)


8 February, at Dartmouth College
Katja Vogt (Columbia)
“The Good Is Benefit: On the Stoic Definition of the Good”

commentary by Stephen Menn (McGill)

22 March, at Brown University
Rachana Kamtekar (Arizona)
“The Powers of Plato’s Tripartite Psychology”

commentary by Martha Nussbaum (Harvard, visiting)

12 April, at Boston College
Günter Figal (Freiburg)
“On the Formation of Concepts”

commentary by Dennis Schmidt (Penn. State)