Monthly Archives: January 2012

Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Reading Group (CHiPhi) on 27 January

Sorry to be slow in writing; I’ve been traveling a great deal in England, Italy, and the United States over the past month.  But I wanted to alert everyone to a forthcoming event in Ancient Philosophy.

The spring 2012 meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network (CHiPhi) will be on Friday 27th Jan, at the Wilberforce Institute, Hull.

Location: WISE (Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation), University of Hull, Oriel Chambers, 27 High Street, Hull, HU1 1NE

10 mins walk from the Hull Railway Station. Map here.

Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation, University of Hull


10:00-12:30 Reading Group – led by Antony Hatzistavrou (Hull)

Aristotle Physics VII

12:30-1:30 Lunch (sandwiches – provided*)

1:30-2:45 Philip Horky (Durham)

“Towards a Non-Peripatetic History of Pythagoreanism”

2:45-3:00 Coffee

3:00-4:00 Jamie Dow (Leeds)

“Music’s Effect on the Soul in Aristotle’s Politics

If you are planning to attend, please contact Antony Hatzistavrou as soon as possible. We aim to circulate papers about a week in advance, and presume to have read them ahead of the meeting.

Antony’s email: A dot Hatzistavrou at hull dot ac dot uk

* there will be a modest sandwich lunch provided, thanks to funding from the Philosophy Dept, University of Hull. Please ensure that any dietary requirements are communicated to Antony Hatzistavrou as early as possible in advance.

For more information on CHiPhi, see

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