Institute of Classical Studies
The Institute of Classical Studies (ICLS) is a national and international research Institute in the languages, literature, history, art, archaeology and philosophy of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.
It is a member Institute of the University of London's School of Advanced Study which combines the advantages of a graduate school with those of a centre for postdoctoral research and scholarship in many aspects of the Humanities.
For further information, visit their webite.
Philosophy at the ICLS
This year's ancient philosophy series at the Institute of Classical Studies, on the topic "Philosophy and Rhetoric" is being organized by Dr Raphael Woolf and Professor MM McCabe of King's Philosophy Department.
Unless otherwise stated all meetings are in Room G34, South Block, Senate House. Alternate Mondays throughout the year at 16:30.
October 03, 2011
Malcolm Heath (Leeds)
"Longinus and Plotinus on rhetoric"
October 17, 2011
MM McCabe (KCL)
“The anonymous Isocrates: the close of the Euthydemus and Socrates' claims for philosophy.”
October 31, 2011
Jimmy Doyle (Bristol)
“Good and bad rhetoric in Plato's Gorgias.”
November 28, 2011
Jenny Bryan (UCL)
“Likely Rhetoric and the Phaedrus”[Note: meeting in Room 273, Stewart House]
December 12, 2011
Jessica Moss (Oxford)
“The Liver and the Cave: Rhetoric, Imagery, and the Non-rational Soul”
[Note: meeting in Room 273, Stewart House]
January 16, 2012
Jamie Dow (Leeds)
"Proof-reading Aristotle's Rhetoric"
January 30, 2012
Mike Trapp (KCL)
“Honey or arrows: philosophic logos and the problem of hedonistic listening”
February 13, 2012
Tobias Reinhardt (Oxford)
“Uses of Plato in Cicero's philosophical works”
February 27, 2012
Christof Rapp (Munich)
“The Dialectical Turn of Rhetorical Theory”
March 12, 2012
Luca Castagnoli (Durham)
“Plato on Fallacy”
May 14, 2012
Raphael Woolf (KCL)
May 28, 2012
P. N. Singer (Newcastle)
“Philosophy versus rhetoric? Aspects of Galen's argumentative technique”
Please contact Dr Raphael Woolf with any queries.