Fall 2001 - David Sedley - Townsend Lectures

September 25, 2001

David. N. Sedley, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, delivered the Townsend Lectures in the Fall of 2001 on "Plato's Cratylus."

The dates and titles of his seven lectures were:

September 25 - “Author, Cast, and Plot”

October 2 - “Plato the Etymologist”

October 16 - “Linguistic Science”

October 23 - “Cosmological Etymologies”

October 30 - “The Dominance of Flux”

November 6 - “The Limits of Etymology”

November 13 - “A Platonic Outcome”

TOWNSEND LECTURES. The Department of Classics at Cornell University is pleased to announce that David. N. Sedley, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, will deliver the Townsend Lectures in the Fall of 2001 on Plato's Cratylus.  The dates and titles of his seven lectures are: September 25 - “Author, Cast, and Plot,”  October 2 - “Plato the Etymologist,” October 16 - “Linguistic Science,” October 23 - “Cosmological Etymologies,” October 30 - “The Dominance of Flux,” Novembe