Workshop: Language and Reality in Ancient Philosophy (January 2018)
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen
Tuesday 16th January 2018
11:30–12:30 David Ebrey (Humboldt), 'The Enemies of Stable Being in the Cratylus'
12:30–13:30 Ian Campbell (Princeton), 'Wiser in words, but ignorant about how things really are: the relation between language and reality in Plato’s Euthydemus'
14:30–15:30 Olof Pettersson (Uppsala), 'Tragic Voices: Socrates and the Etymology of “Hermes”'
15:30–16:30 Alesia Preite (Oxford), 'The Method of Division and the Nature of the Objects Divided in the Sophist: a New Perspective from the Cratylus'
17:00–18:00 Guus Eelink (Oxford), 'Not bringing things to a standstill: the Theaetetus on how (not) to speak about a world in radical flux'
18:00–19:00 Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham), 'Thinking of an object: Transparency, Translucency and Demarcation in Plato'
Wednesday 17th January 2018
09:00–10:00 Fei-Ting Chen (National Tsing Hua), 'An Attempt for a Unified Account of Actuality and Potentiality: on Aristotle's Metaphysics 9.6, 1048a31-1048b9'
10:00–11:00 Tamer Nawar (Groningen), 'Some Aristotelian Modalities'
11:30–12:30 Simon Noriega-Olmos (Lisbon), 'Onomata at De Int. 16b19-20: If verbs are nouns, what does “noun” mean?'
12:30–13:30 Marion Durand (Toronto), 'Nouns and the World in Stoic Semantics'
See also: https://www.rug.nl/filosofie/news/events/2018-all/workshop-language-and-reality-in-ancient-philosophy