CALL FOR ATTENDEES
TRUTH, FALSEHOOD AND DECEPTION IN ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
FACULTY OF CLASSICS, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Friday 20th to Saturday 21st April, 2012
The conference committee would like to announce the programme for this year’s conference. As well as outstanding papers by young researchers in Ancient Philosophy, we are delighted that Nick Denyer (University of Cambridge) and Fiona Leigh (UCL) have agreed to give keynote presentations.
Registration is £10 and covers the cost of lunch and tea and coffee.
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Please email questions to Matthew Duncombe, firstname.lastname@example.org or Tamer Narwar, email@example.com
10.00am-1.30pm : Registration
2.00-3.15pm : Astrid Exner, ‘The next best thing to truth : Logos and Doxa in Gorgias of Leontinoi’s Encomium of Helen’ (University of Vienna)
Response by Benjamin Harriman (University of Cambridge)
3.15-4.30pm : Yumi Suzuki, ‘The Underlying Paradox of Plato’s Meno, 80d5-e5 : A conflict between Gorgias’ rhetoric and Socratic dialectic’ (University of Durham)
Response by Naoya Iwata (University of Cambridge)
4.30-5.00pm : Tea break
5.00-6.15pm : Carrie Swanson, ’Aristotle on the Fallacy of Ignoratio Elenchi’ (Indiana University (Bloomington))
Response by Matthew Duncombe (University of Cambridge)
6.15-7.30pm : Keynote Paper, Nick Denyer (University of Cambridge). Title to be announced.
9.00-10.15am : Rusty Jones, ‘True Falsehoods in the Republic’ (Harvard University)
Respondent to be announced
10.15-10.45am : Tea break
10.45am-12.00pm : Pavle Stojanovic, ’Zeno of Citium versus Plato on perceptual truth and falsehood in Cicero’sAcademica 1.30-42’ (Johns Hopkins University)
Response by Christina Hoenig (University of Cambridge)
12.00-1.15pm : Anna Tigani, ’A new answer to an old puzzle about the investigation for truth’.
Response by Tamer Nawar (University of Cambridge)
1.15-2.30pm : Lunch
2.30-3.45pm : Jacob Greenstine, ’Aristotle’s Psychology of Error and Falsehood’ (Duquesne University)
Response by Siyi Chen (University of Cambridge)
3.45-5.00pm : Keynote Paper, Fiona Leigh (University College, London) ‘Plato’s Falsemakers : Sophist 256-263’.