Trinity Term 2013:

Power Structuralism Invited Speaker Series

This term the invited speaker series will meet Mondays from 16:30 to 18:30, in the Fraenkel Room at Corpus Christi College. For the most part, the seminar series alternates between ancient philosophy and contemporary metaphysics.

'*' indicates ancient philosophy; '**' contemporary metaphysics.

Confirmed Speakers 

**  22/04/2013: Rory Madden (University College London)

'The Persistence of Animate Organisms'

**  29/04/2013: John Heil (Washington University in St. Louis,
     Monash University)

 'Cartesian Transubstantiation'

*    06/05/2013: Jim Hankinson (University of Texas at Austin)

'Powers, Functions and Parts: the Stoics (and Others) on the Nature of the Passions'

**  13/05/2013: Nancy Cartwright (Durham)

'There are Mechanisms - and then There are Mechanisms'

*    20/05/2013: Henry Mendell (California State University, Los Angeles)

 'Aristotle's Dynamics in Physics VII 5: The Importance of Being Conditional'

**  27/05/2013: Galen Strawson (University of Texas at Austin & University of Reading)

 'Structure and Quality'

*    03/06/2013: Richard Sorabji (University of Oxford)

 'Determinism and Responsibility Revisited'

**  10/06/2013: Ralf Bader (University of Oxford)

`Dispositions and conditionals'


Marcus Aurelius:  Philosophical, Historical, and Literary Perspectives

This seminar is co-organised by Anna Marmodoro and Neil McLynn in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Greek and Roman Antiquity in Corpus Christi College.  The seminar will meet on Wednesdays from 17:00 to 18:30, in the Seminar Room at Corpus Christi College.

Confirmed speakers

24/04/2013:   Richard Rutherford (Christ Church, University of Oxford)

'Marcus Aurelius Revisited'

01/05/2013:   Michael Griffin  (University of British Columbia)

'Marcus on Becoming Whole'

08/05/2013:   Christopher Gill (University of Exeter)

'Marcus Aurelius, Meditations - Is there a Core Project?'

15/05/2013:   Miriam Griffin (Somerville College, University of Oxford)

'The Prince and His Tutor'

22/05/2013:   Ewen Bowie  (Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford)

'Marcus, Poets and Sophists: Friend or Foe?'

29/05/2013:   John Sellars  (Wolfson College, University of Oxford)

'Freedom and Indifference in Marcus Aurelius'

05/06/2013:   Mark Edwards (Christ Church, University of Oxford)

'Religious Debate and Religious Competition in the Age of Marcus Aurelius'

12/06/2013:   Francesca Alesse (Istituto Lessico Intellettuale Europeo)

 'The Inner Citadel and its Enemies'