Invited Speakers for Trinity Term 2014


Porphyry: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives

This seminar is co-organised by Anna Marmodoro and Neil McLynn, and is supported by the Centre for the Study of Greek and Roman Antiquity at Corpus Christi College, the Oxford Classics Faculty and the Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies Project.

The seminar will meet on Wednesdays from 17:00 to 18:30, in the Seminar Room at Corpus Christi College, and will be followed by drinks.


Confirmed Speakers 

30/04/14: Richard Sorabji (University of Oxford): 'A Romp Through Porphyry of Tyre'

07/05/14: Riccardo Chiaradonna (Università degli Studi Roma Tre): 'Porphyry's Reading of Aristotle's Categories and the Peripatetic Commentary Tradition'

14/05/14: Timothy Barnes (University of Edinburgh): 'Porphyry and the "Great Persecution"'

21/05/14: Christophe Erismann (Université de Lausanne): 'Porphyry's Tree as a Relational Structure'

28/05/14: Gillian Clark (University of Bristol): 'Porphyry knew better: Augustine, City of God book 10'

04/06/14: Fay Edwards (Washington University in St Louis): `Porphyry's De Abstinentia'

11/06/14: Aaron P. Johnson (Lee University): 'The Philosophical Uses of historia in Porphyry'

18/06/14: Mark Edwards (University of Oxford): 'Porphyry and the Justification of Allegory'