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The Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy

Annual meeting, St Andrews

Monday 4th – Tuesday 5th April 2016

All meetings will be held in S11, School of Classics, St Andrews.

Sponsored by the Scots Philosophical Association, the School of Classics, the School of Philosophy and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.

All welcome.


Please contact Alex Long,
and Barbara Sattler,

Monday 4th April

13:00 Registration
13:30 Professor Stephen Menn (McGill/Humboldt),
‘Does God have a dunamis for Aristotle?’
15:00 Pauline Sabrier (Trinity College Dublin),
‘The non-coreferentiality of Kinêsis and Stasis in the Sophist
15:40 Tea/coffee break
16:00 Dr Jenny Bryan (UCL)
‘Lysias’ speech in Plato’s Phaedrus
17:30 Short break
17:40 David Meissner (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
Plato’s formal conception of the natural correctness of names in the Cratylus
19:00 Dinner at Byre Theatre

Tuesday 5th April


Professor M M McCabe (Cambridge/KCL)
‘The wandering ‘we’: shifting perspectives in the Republic

11:00 Tea/coffee break

Professor Stephen Clark (Liverpool)
‘Godlike virtues [in Neo-Platonism]’


Closing meeting to discuss NAAP 2017

Registration includes a 2/3 course dinner at 7pm on 4th April 2016 at the Byre Theatre.

Dinner menu NAAP conference (PDF, 151 KB)

Please book using on our online shop.

If you are unable to join us for dinner, please email to let us know which sessions of the conference you wish to attend.


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