ElAnt v1n7 - Methodos. Conference on Ancient Scientific and Philosophical Method

Volume 1, Number 7
February 1994


A Conference on Ancient Scientific and Philosophical Method at Amherst College
April 8-10, 1994



4:00-5:30 p.m.
A. A. Long, University of California, Berkeley,
"Socrates in the Theaetetus: Platonic Apologies and the Problem of Objectivity"
Commentator: Jyl Gentzler, Amherst College

8:00-9:30 p.m.
T.H. Irwin, Cornell University,
"Common Sense and Socratic Method"
Commentator: Susan Sauv Meyer, Harvard University


9:00-10:30 a.m.
Ian Mueller, University of Chicago,
"Platonism and the Study of Nature"
Commentator: Robert Bolton, Rutgers University

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Gail Fine, Cornell University,
"On Plato's Refutation of Protagoras"
Commentator: Gareth Matthews, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2:00-3:30 p.m.
Gisela Striker, Harvard University,
"Aristotle and the Uses of Logic"
Commentator: James Allen, University of Pittsburgh

3:30-5:00 p.m.
Charlotte Witt, University of New Hampshire,
"Teleology in Aristotelian Science and Metaphysics"
Commentator: Susan Levin, Smith College


9:00-10:30 a.m.
Sarah Broadie, Princeton University,
"The Beginning and End of Aristotelian Deliberation"
Commentator: Richard Kraut, University of Illinois at Chicago

10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
G.E.R. Lloyd, Darwin College, Cambridge,
"Techniques and Dialectic: Method in Greek and Chinese
Mathematics and Medicine"
Commentator: Nathan Sivin, University of Pennsylvania

There is a registration fee for the conference ($10; waived for students).

A reception/dinner (optional) will be served at The Lord Jeffery Inn on Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. ($25), and a lunch (optional) will be served on Saturday at the Merrill Dining Center from 12:00-2:00 p.m. ($10).

Accommodations will be available at The Lord Jeffery Inn (413- 253-2576), The Allen House Inn (413-253-5000), The Amity House (413-549-6446), The Ivy House (413-549-7554), The Campus Center Hotel (413-549-6000), The University Motor Lodge (413-256-8111), and Howard Johnson (413-586-0114).

For further information about the conference, please contact:

Ms. Gabrielle de Vos,
Department of Philosophy,
Amherst College,
MA 01002, 
Telephone (413) 542-5805
Telefax: (413) 542-5837

This conference is sponsored by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science and by Amherst College.

COPYRIGHT NOTE: Copyright remains with authors, but due 
reference should be made to this journal if any part of the above is 
later published elsewhere.

Electronic Antiquity Vol. 1 Issue 7 - February 1994
edited by Peter Toohey and Ian Worthington
ISSN 1320-3606