Monthly Archives: August 2011

Colorful Pictures and Brief Background for Platonic Love Story

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

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New Plato Book Coming Out in Late August

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

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Forthcoming Collection of Essays will Debate Plato’s Symbols

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

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Popular Youtube Interview

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

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Thanks to Classical Association Conference at Durham University

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.

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Thanks to the Brazilian Classics Society, October 2011

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.

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Thanks to Prof. Gabriele Cornelli, University of Brasilia

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.

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