The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy

Conference

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Conference Poster (Aristotle)

Conference Poster (Heraclitus)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Nicholas Thorne presents "The Unity of the Gorgias" Patrick Miller presents his keynote lecture, "Finding Oneself with Friends" The Lovely Audience OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Jacob Greenstine: PCAP organizer and self-appointed time tsar John Bova presents "Metalogic of the Elenchos" and John Fritz responds OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Harold Parker presents "Plato vis-à-vis Prodicus" and Claire Griffin responds Conference Dinner Conference Dinner OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Conference Dinner OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP) is pleased to announce its inaugural conference, to be held at Duquesne University, February 16-17, 2013.

Saturday

9:00-9:30 – Coffee & Breakfast

9:30-11:00 – Session 1:

Bradley van Uden (Duquesne U.) “Plato’s Dialectical Astronomy”

Respondent: Charles Salem, Duquesne U.

Laura McMahon (Villanova U.) “Knowing the Difference: Eros and Writing in Plato’s Phaedrus

Respondent: Tom Ball, Duquesne U.

11:10-12:40 – Session 2:

Veronique Foti (Penn. State U.) “Revisiting Greek Tragedy in Dialogue with Jacques Taminiaux”

Respondent: Bethany Somma, Duquesne U.

Brooke McLane-Higginson (U. Pitt.) “The Deductive Nature of Understanding Poetry: The Role of the Universal and the Role of Learning in Aristotle’s Poetics

Respondent: Matthew Lovett, Duquesne U.

12:40-2:00 – Lunch

2:00-3:30 – Session 3:

Nicholas Thorne (U. Pitt.) “The Unity of the Gorgias

Respondent: Michael Ivins, St. Vincent College/ Duquesne U.

Todd Lavin (Clarion U.P.) “The Allure of Democracy in Plato’s Republic

Respondent: Kelsey Ward, Duquesne U.

3:40-5:20 – Session 4:

John Bova (Villanova U. & U. of New Mexico) “Metalogic of the Elenchos

Respondent: John Fritz, Duquesne U.

Harold Parker (U. Penn.) “Plato vis-à-vis Prodicus”

Respondent: Claire Griffin, Penn. State U.

5:30-6:30 – Keynote Session:

Patrick Miller (Duquesne U.) “Finding Oneself with Friends”

7:00 – Dinner @ Tamarind (Indian)

Sunday

9:30-10:00 – Coffee & Breakfast

10:00-11:30 – Session 5:

Ryan Johnson (Duquesne U.) “Another Use of the Concept of the Simulacrum: Deleuze, Lucretius, and the Practical Critique of De-Mystification”

Respondent: Martin Krahn, Duquesne U.

John Garner (Villanova U.) “The Intrinsic Goodness of Pure Pleasure in Plato’s Philebus

Respondent: Kelly Arenson, Duquesne U.

11:30-12:30 – Lunch & Organizational Meeting

1:00-2:30 – Session 6:

Jan Maximilian Robitzsch (U. Penn.) “Heraclitus’ Political Thought”

Respondent: Hande Kesgin, Villanova U.

Christopher Moore (Penn. State U.) “Heraclitus and Self-Knowledge

Respondent: Ryan Feigenbaum, Villanova U.

2:40-3:40 – Keynote Session:

Kristen Inglis (U. Pitt.) “Citizenship in Aristotle’s Best State: Politics 3.4.”

 

 

Keynote Speakers:

Patrick Miller (Duquesne University)

http://duq.edu/academics/faculty/patrick-lee-miller

Kristen Inglis (University of Pittsburgh)

http://www.philosophy.pitt.edu/people/faculty/Inglis.php

 PCAP FEB2013 Conference Program

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