Invited speakers

 

 All talks take place at Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Drinks are served afterwards, to which all are warmly invited.

Trinity Term 2017

Topic: 'Julian:historical and philosophical perspectives'

26/04/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          Neil McLynn: (University of Oxford)

          Sizing up Julian: the Christian Cappadocian Perspective.

 

03/05/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          Rowland Smith (University of Newcastle)

          True things in jest: the intrusion of the philosophic in Julian's Caesars.


10/05/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          George Woudhuysen (University of Oxford)

          A new Caesar? Julian in Gaul.

 

17/05/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          Adrien Lecerf (Centre Leon Robin, Paris)

          New Ways to Tradition: Julian and Cynicism.

 

24/05/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          Alan Ross (University of Southampton)

          Kingship in theory and practice: Julian, Themistius and Constantius.

 

31/05/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

           Peter Van Nuffelen (University of Ghent)

           Speaking out: proper and improper parrhesia in the fourth century.

 

07/06/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

           Riccardo Chiaradonna (Roma Tre University)          

           Teaching Philosophy in the 4th Century: Julian and the so-called "School of Pergamum"

 

14/06/2017, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          Gabor Buzasi (ELTE, Budapest)

          Emperor Julian's theology of the Sun.

 

Previous terms:

Hilary Term 2017


18/01/2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

          Christian Wuthrich (University of Geneva)

          When The Actual World Is Not Even Possible.

 

24/01/2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Rainolds Room:

          Chris Martin (University of Auckland, New Zealand)

          Peter Abaelard and the Metaphysical Foundations of Logic.

 

01/02/2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

          Luke Fenton-Glynn (University College London)

          Probabilistic Actual Causation.

 

15/02/2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

          Alyssa Ney (University of California, Davis)

          Wave Function Realism in a Relativistic Setting.

 

01/03/2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

          Katherine Brading (University of Notre Dame) Cancelled

          The force of bodies.


Michaelmas Term 2016

All talks take place at Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm (except Jaworski's talk). Drinks are served afterwards, to which all are warmly invited.

 

13/10/2016, 11:00am-13:00pm, Corpus Christi College, Morelli Room:

          William Jaworski (Fordham University)

          Contemporary Hylomorphic Theories and the Problems of Philosophy.

 

19/10/2016, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Rainolds Room:

Robert Koons (University of Texas at Austin)

The Oxford Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: A Hylomorphic Critique and Alternative.

Handout

 

26/10/2016, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

Fabrice Correia (University of Neuchatel, Switzerland)

Essence as Generalised Identity and Real Definition.

 

07/11/2016, 4.30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:

Achille Varzi (Columbia University)

On the Causal Power of Absences.

 

 09/11/2016, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

Eleanor Knox (King's College London)

Spacetime Functionalism.

23/11/2016, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

          Elena Castellani (University of Florence, Italy)

          Objects, Structures and Physics.

 

01/12/2016, 11:00am-13:00pm, Corpus Christi College, Morelli Room:

          Mark Sinclair (Manchester Metropolitan University)

          Being Inclined: Tendency, Inclination and the Metaphysics of Powers.

 

                                    Trinity Term 2016


All talks take place at Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Drinks are served afterwards, to which all are warmly invited.

 

27/04/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Mark Edwards (University of Oxford):

          Allegory and Mysticism in Gregory of Nyssa.

 

04/05/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Johannes Zachhuber (University of Oxford):

          The Soul as Dynamis in Gregory of Nyssa's De Anima et Resurrectione.

          Handout

 

11/05/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Christopher Beeley (Yale University, USA):

          Predication, Metaphysics, and Divine Impassibility in Gregory of Nyssa's Christological Exegesis.

 

18/05/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Sophie Cartwright (University of London): 

          Vulnerable Minds and Vulnerable Bodies as the Secret of Strength in Gregory of Nyssa.

 

25/05/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Neil McLynn (University of Oxford)

          The two Gregories: Nyssen and Nazianzen.

 

01/06/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Andrew Radde-Gallwitz (University of Notre Dame):

          Gregory of Nyssa and the Medical Art.

 

08/06/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Anna Marmodoro (University of Oxford)

          Gregory of Nyssa on the Trinity


15/06/2016, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

          Susanne Elm (Univesity of California Berkeley)

          New Romans: Gregory of Nyssa's life of Moses

 

Hilary Term 2016

20/01/2016, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room:

Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham):

New meditations on first philosophy, in which causation's nature and existence is demonstrated.

 

17/02/2016, 4.30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, MBI Auditorium: 

Fabrice Correia (University of Neuchatel, Switzerland):

Essence as generalised identity and real definition. CANCELLED

 

02/03/2016, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Morelli Room:

Sophie Allen (University of Oxford):

It just had to be this way: dispositional necessity, singularism and tropes.