Conference Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The Argument-Structure of
Aristotle’s Physics

Saturday, June 9, 2012

10:30–11:45 Stephen Menn : The status quaestionis on the argument-structure of the Physics,
and comments on Book II and the first half of the Physics

12:00–13:15 Ioannis Papachristou : The Greek commentators on argument-structure in Physics I–IV

15:00–16:15 Christian Pfeiffer : Physics II–IV and the study of bodies and magnitudes

16:30–17:45 Barbara Sattler : Continuity in Physics VI

18:15–19:30 Henry Mendell : Mathematical procedure in Physics VII

Sunday, June 10, 2012

10:30–11:45 Stephen Menn : Problems in the argument-structure of Physics V–VI–VIII

12:00–13:15 Jacob Rosen : Physics VIII, 8 and tensions with Physics V–VI

15:00–16:15 Sebastian Odzuck : The priority of locomotion in Physics VIII

16:30–17:30 Roundtable : 5th–6th century Platonists on the argument-structure of Physics V–VIII

18:15–19:15 Roundtable : Was there supposed to be a Peri Kinêseôs and how was it supposed to work?

Venue : Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Topoi-Haus Mitte
Seminar room 1.03, Hannoversche Straße 6, 10115 Berlin

Organization : Prof. Dr. Dr. Stephen Menn, Department of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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