All papers will be in Room 506A, Blocker Building, Texas A&M University
Click here for a program in table format.
First Session: Parmenides and Predication
Chair: Alexander Mourelatos, University of Texas at Austin
Speaker: Patricia Curd, Purdue University
Comments: Brian Merrill, Ricks College
Speaker: Allan Bäck, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
"Precursors of Aristotle's Theory of Predication"
Comments: Anne Collins Smith and Owen M. Smith, Austin Community College
12:00 Noon: LUNCH
Second Session: Aristotle on Ethics and Poetry
Chair: Richard Becka, Texas A&M University
Speaker: Howard J. Curzer, Texas Tech University
"Aristotle's Account of the Virtue of Courage in Nicomachean Ethics III.6-9"
Comments: Anne Farrell, Trinity University
Speaker: John M. Armstrong, University of Arizona
"Aristotle on the Philosophical Nature of Poetry"
Comments: Christopher Colvin, St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Reception at the home of Robin and Carolyn Smith,
1000 Fox Circle
Third Session: Metaphysics
Chair: Christopher Menzel, Texas A&M University
Speaker: Tim O'Keefe, University of Texas at Austin
Comments: Michael Hand, Texas A&M University
Speaker: Kirk Sanders, University of Texas at Austin
"Much Ado about 'Nothing': Mêden and Mê Eon in Parmenides"
Comments: Scott Austin, Texas A&M University
12:00 Noon: LUNCH
Fourth Session: Aristotle's Cosmology
Chair: Stephen White, University of Texas at Austin
Speaker: Michael White, Arizona State University
"Why, According to Aristotle, Is Up Up and Down Down?"
Comments: Cynthia Freeland, University of Houston
Speaker: David Bradshaw, University of Texas at Austin
"In What Sense Is the Prime Mover Eternal?"
Comments: Sylvia Berryman, University of Texas at Austin
6:30 PM Banquet at Fererri's Italian Restaurant,
2702 Texas Avenue South (College Station)
Fifth Session: Archytas of Tarentum
Chair: Gul Russell, Texas A&M University
Speaker: Carl Huffman, DePauw University
"Archytas Fragment 1, Hippocratic Medicine, and Plato's Phaedrus"
Comments: Hal Thorsrud, University of Texas at Austin
The organizers wish to thank Arizona State University, DePauw University, Kutztown State University, Purdue University, Ricks College, Texas Tech University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Texas A&M University for support which has made this Workshop possible.
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