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3:00 pm Sanders Lecture, Kris McDaniel (Syracuse) @ Seminar Rm, Gateway Transit Building, 5th flr
Sanders Lecture, Kris McDaniel (Syracuse) @ Seminar Rm, Gateway Transit Building, 5th flr
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Department’s colloquium series typically meets on Thursdays in the Seminar Room at Gateway Transit Building, 106 Somerset Street, 5th Floor at 3:00 p.m. Please see the Department Calendar for scheduled speakers and more details. 01/08 – 01/11 Eastern APA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 02/13   Mesthene Lecture-Prof. Jennifer Saul (Sheffield) 02/26   Jay Garfield, 3:00-5:00 pm 02/26 – 02/29 Central APA, Chicago, Illinois 02/27   Break It Down Lecture, José Eduardo Porcher, “Delusion” 03/26   Sanders Lecture, Kris McDaniel (Syracuse), TBD 04/08 –[...]
6:00 pm Zōē, Politics, and Human Animality: Aristotle contra Agamben. Sara Brill @ Wolff Conference Room, D1103
Zōē, Politics, and Human Animality: Aristotle contra Agamben. Sara Brill @ Wolff Conference Room, D1103
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm
A recent spate of critical engagements with Giorgio Agamben’s construction of the zōē, /bios distinction calls for renewed evaluation of the political valence of zōē in Aristotle’s political theory. While there may be ways of responding to these criticisms from within Agamben’s work, I am more interested in proposing an alternative account of zōē, one that better accommodates the breadth of Aristotle’s thinking about living beings, the context of ancient Greek conceptions of life, and[...]