03 April 2008

They Haven't Saved the Best for Last

Only because "you shouldn't make comparisons". Let's just say that the Saturday program for the coming Texas Workshop (sent by a friend who will be there) looks very good also.

Saturday, April 5
8:30-9:00 Refreshments

9:00-12:00 Morning Session
Chair: Alexander P. D. Mourelatos (University of Texas at Austin)

9:00-10:30: “Dunamis for Kinesis and Dunamis for Energeia in Aristotle’s Metaphysics IX ”
Speaker: Mina Fei-Ting Chen (University of Texas at Austin)
Comments: Michael White (Arizona State University)

10:30-12:00: “Good, Better, Best: Teleological Principles in Aristotle’s Biology”
Speaker: Mariska E.M.P.J. Leunissen (Washington University in St. Louis)
Comments: Lesley Dean-Jones (University of Texas at Austin)

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-6:00 Afternoon Session
Chair: Gül Russell (Texas A&M University)

1:30-3:00: “Stoic Logic and the Logic of Truth-Functions”
Speaker: Kevin Tracy (Lawrence University)
Comments: Robin Smith (Texas A&M University)

3:00-4:30: “Stoic Prolepsis and Meno’s Paradox”
Speaker: Henry Dyson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Comments: Hugh Hunter (University of Oklahoma)

4:30-6:00: “On Laws of Nature in Aristotle”
Speaker: Tiberiu Popa (Butler University)
Comments: Eric Sanday (University of Kentucky)