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Aristotle on Mind, Language, and Science: Themes in the Work of Deborah Modrak

September 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Humanities Center, Rush Rhees Library

Friday, Sept. 22nd     


Humanities Center, Rush Rhees Library 202


3:00                 Welcome: Randall Curren

Opening Remarks: Rodman King, Philosophy & Associate Vice President

for Academic Affairs and Diversity Initiatives, Centre College


3:15-4:30         “First Principles in Metaphysics Z.6.”


            Speaker: Mary Louise Gill, Classics and Philosophy, Brown

            Chair: Mark Wheeler, San Diego State University


4:45-6:00         “Aristotle on Colour and Colour Perception” 


            Speaker: David Charles, Philosophy and Classics, Yale

            Chair: John Mouracade, Philosophy, University of Alaska


Humanities Center Lounge, RR 212


6:00-7:00         Reception       


Hilton Garden Inn


7:30-10:00       Dinner and presentations



Saturday, Sept. 23rd


Humanities Center, Rush Rhees Library 202


9:30-10:45       “Are Aristotelian Categories Kinds of Being?”


Speaker: Alan Code, Philosophy, Stanford

Chair: David Levy, Philosophy, SUNY Geneseo


11:00-12:15     “Self-preservation and Form-preservation: Puzzles about Aristotle’s Nutritive Soul" 


Speaker: James Lennox, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

                        Chair: Eva Cadavid, Philosophy, Centre College

Category: Humanities Project Events