16th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture

James Allen utoronto philosophyProfessor James Allen (Toronto) will give the 16th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture on 9 May at 4.30pm in the Amersi Foundation Lecture Theatre. The title of Prof. Allen's talk will be 'Aristotle, Dialectic and Philosophy'. A drinks reception will follow the talk. All welcome.

Professor John Lloyd Ackrill, a leading figure in the study of Ancient Greek philosophy, joined Brasenose College in 1953 and became Professor of the History of Philosophy at Oxford in 1966. He published widely on Aristotle and Plato, and, for over 40 years, he edited the Clarendon Aristotle Series, which are translations of Aristotelian texts accompanied by philosophical commentaries. The John Ackrill Memorial Lecture, inaugurated in 2009, is held in honour of the outstanding contribution he made to the study of ancient philosophy. The previous speakers are: Terence Irwin, David Wiggins, Richard Sorabji, Gisela Striker, David Charles, Gail Fine, Gábor Betegh, Lindsay Judson, Richard Kraut, Mary Margaret McCabe, Katja Maria Vogt, Tad Brennan, Susanne Bobzien, James Warren, and Rachana Kamtekar.

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