A Forum for and the Background of the Mediation of Dialogue in Ancient and Modern Academies

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Workshop in Ancient Philosophy (Plato), Western University, 18-22 March, 2016

Devin Henry and I are delighted to co-organize and host a Plato workshop at Western:

Friday afternoon and Saturday morning: two seminars on "Socratic Motivation and Socratic Justice in Plato's Hippias Minor and Xenophon's Memorabilia IV.ii" (Rusty Jones, Harvard University, together with Ravi Sharma, Clark University).

Saturday afternoon: Are Phaedo's Pleasures of Learning Pure? (Georgia Mouroutsou, Western Canada, King's)

Monday afternoon: Recollection in the Timaeus (David Sedley, Cambridge)

Tuesday afternoon: Socrates' "Second Voyage" in the Phaedo (David Sedley, Cambridge)