Monthly Archives: August 2011
The University of Manchester issued a press release announcing the publication of my new Plato book. I attach here some pretty, open-domain pictures and about 1500 words of background (the banner for this web-page is included). The press release is … Continue reading
UPDATE: The University of Manchester has just issued a press release (here) to announce the publication. Perhaps the most significant part of the book argues that Plato’s symbols force a radical rethink of Plato’s ethical philosophy, and especially his philosophy … Continue reading
The debate over Plato’s musical symbols has grown so wide that Acumen Publishing has commissioned essays from a dozen scholars for a volume scheduled to appear in late 2012. Leading scholars in classics, philosophy, musicology, and literary history from the … Continue reading
The University of Manchester encourages all their faculty to do outreach and filmed a six-minute interview with me about my recent research on Plato. This interview is intended for a general audience and borrows shamelessly from a university press release. … Continue reading
Many thanks for a warm reception and much good conversation at the Classical Association annual conference at Durham University. My lecture was a general report on the debates over my work.
The Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos Classicos has invited me to lecture at their national congress in Rio de Janeiro, 17-21 October 2011. The Society’s website is here.
Professor Gabriele Cornelli, the new head of the International Plato Society, has invited me to lecture at the University of Brasilia in mid-October 2011.