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Robert Wardy (Cambridge): Philosophical ekphrasis

In this talk Robert Wardy will consider whether there is a distinctively philosophical version of ancient ekphrasis, or rhetorical visualisation.
Robert Wardy is reader in ancient philosophy at the University of Cambridge.  His most recent books are Aristotle in China: Language, Categories and Translation and Doing Greek Philosophy, and his monograph on Plato's Symposium is forthcoming.  

Details

When:

Monday, November 16, 2015. 05:15 PM

Where:

Stanford Classics Department

Sponsor:

Department of Classics

Contact:

650-723-0479
classics@stanford.edu

Admission:

Reception at 5 PM followed by talk at 5:15PM