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Conference: Truth and Relativism in Ancient Philosophy

19 June 2019 - 21 June 2019

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Wednesday 19th June 2019 – Friday 21st June 2019 Faculty of Philosophy, University of GroningenThis conference will bring together philosophers interested in examining truth and relativism in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy.Confirmed speakers include: Paolo Crivelli (Geneva); Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham); Marion Durand (Toronto); Guus Eelink (Oxford) Luca Gili (UQAM) Orna Harari (Tel Aviv); Tyler Huismann (Oklahoma) John MacFarlane (Berkeley); Tamer Nawar (Groningen); Noburu Notomi (Tokyo);Attendance is free but registration is required. If you’d like to attend or have any questions,…
Wednesday 19th June 2019 - Friday 21st June 2019 Faculty of Philosophy, University of GroningenThis conference will bring together philosophers interested in examining truth and relativism in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy.Confirmed speakers include: Paolo Crivelli (Geneva); Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham); Marion Durand (Toronto); Guus Eelink (Oxford) Luca Gili (UQAM) Orna Harari (Tel Aviv); Tyler Huismann (Oklahoma) John MacFarlane (Berkeley); Tamer Nawar (Groningen); Noburu Notomi (Tokyo);Attendance is free but registration is required. If you'd like to attend or have any questions, email me.
 
Wednesday 19th June Room Beta (Philosophy) 11:00–12:30 | Noburu Notomi (Tokyo): Protagoras and the Sophists on Truth 13:30–15:00 | Guus Eelink (Oxford): All Beliefs are True Simpliciter: a Defence of the Infallibilist Interpretation of Protagoras' Measure Doctrine in the Theaetetus 15:00–16:30 | John MacFarlane (Berkeley): Title TBC 16:45–18:15 | Paolo Crivelli (Geneva): Measurement and Relativism in Plato's Statesman
Thursday 20th June Room Omega (Philosophy) 09:30–11:00 | Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham): Relative Change in Plato and Aristotle 11:00–12:30 | Luca Gili (UQAM): Antisthenes’ Dialectical Argument for Relativism 14:00–15:30 | Tyler Huismann (Oklahoma): Aristotle on Contextual Accidents 15:30–17:00 | Marion Durand (Toronto): The Stoics on Past and Future Truths
  Friday 21st June Room Alpha (Philosophy) 09:30–11:00 | Tamer Nawar (Groningen): Pyrrhonian Modes, Relativism, and Suspension of Judgement 11:00–12:30 | Orna Harari (Tel Aviv): Relativism and Demonstrative Knowledge in the Ancient Commentary Tradition See also: https://www.rug.nl/filosofie/news/events/2019-all/gcmemt/truth-and-relativism-in-ancient-philosophy
Wednesday 19th June 2019 – Friday 21st June 2019
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen
This conference will bring together philosophers interested in examining truth and relativism in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy.Confirmed speakers include:
Paolo Crivelli (Geneva);
Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham);
Marion Durand (Toronto);
Guus Eelink (Oxford)
Luca Gili (UQAM)
Orna Harari (Tel Aviv);
Tyler Huismann (Oklahoma)
John MacFarlane (Berkeley);
Tamer Nawar (Groningen);
Noburu Notomi (Tokyo);Attendance is free but registration is required. If you’d like to attend or have any questions, email me.

 

Wednesday 19th June
Room Beta (Philosophy)
11:00–12:30 | Noburu Notomi (Tokyo): Protagoras and the Sophists on Truth
13:30–15:00 | Guus Eelink (Oxford): All Beliefs are True Simpliciter: a Defence of the Infallibilist Interpretation of Protagoras’ Measure Doctrine in the Theaetetus
15:00–16:30 | John MacFarlane (Berkeley): Title TBC
16:45–18:15 | Paolo Crivelli (Geneva): Measurement and Relativism in Plato’s Statesman
Thursday 20th June
Room Omega (Philosophy)
09:30–11:00 | Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham): Relative Change in Plato and Aristotle
11:00–12:30 | Luca Gili (UQAM): Antisthenes’ Dialectical Argument for Relativism
14:00–15:30 | Tyler Huismann (Oklahoma): Aristotle on Contextual Accidents
15:30–17:00 | Marion Durand (Toronto): The Stoics on Past and Future Truths

 

Friday 21st June
Room Alpha (Philosophy)
09:30–11:00 | Tamer Nawar (Groningen): Pyrrhonian Modes, Relativism, and Suspension of Judgement
11:00–12:30 | Orna Harari (Tel Aviv): Relativism and Demonstrative Knowledge in the Ancient Commentary Tradition

See also: https://www.rug.nl/filosofie/news/events/2019-all/gcmemt/truth-and-relativism-in-ancient-philosophy

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