Since I've posted on the BACAP program for the year, here's a major lecture series on presocratic philosophy in the Washington area...
Fall 2007 Lecture Series
"Early Greek Philosophy: Reason at the Beginning of Philosophy"
Kurt Pritzl, O.P., The
"Anaximander’s apeiron and the Arrangement of Time"
James Lesher, "A Systematic Xenophanes?"
"A Systematic Xenophanes?"
Carl A. Huffman,
"Reason and Myth in Early Pythagorean Cosmology"
"The Immateriality of Love and Strife in Empedocles"
"'Changing, It is at Rest': Whole and Parts in Heraclitus"
Alexander P. D. Mourelatos,
"Parmenides, Astronomy, and Scientific Realism"
"Anaxagoras: Science and Speculation in the Golden Age"
Georg Wieland, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
"Source and Quotation: Early Greek Philosophers in Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle’s Metaphysics"
John McCarthy, The "Bacon’s Third Sailing: The 'Pre-Socratic' Origins of Modern Philosophy"
"Bacon’s Third Sailing: The 'Pre-Socratic' Origins of Modern Philosophy"
Richard Velkley, "Primal Truth, Errant Tradition and Crisis: The Pre-Socratics in Late Modernity"
"Primal Truth, Errant Tradition and Crisis: The Pre-Socratics in Late Modernity"
Charles Kahn, "From Myth to Reason"
"From Myth to Reason"
All lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of Aquinas Hall (formerly the Life Cycle Institute) at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 20064.
For further information, contact the Office of the Dean,
This series is made possible by a generous grant from the Franklin J. Matchette Foundation and the support of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation and the George Dougherty Foundation.