Aristotle Now

Hosted by Forum for Philosophy

Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE


Joachim Aufderheide

Joachim Aufderheide

Lecturer in Philosophy, KCL

Sophie Grace Chappell

Sophie Grace Chappell

Professor of Philosophy, Open University

Sophia Connell

Sophia Connell

Lecturer in Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London


Clare Moriarty

Fellow, Forum for Philosophy and IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

Aristotle is one of the most famous and influential philosophers. His work on logic, metaphysics, politics, and ethics were all pioneering, sowing the seeds of much later philosophical thought. But almost two and a half millennia later, could this rebellious student of Plato possibly have anything to say about the complexities and concerns of modern life? We explore whether Aristotle can still usefully inform our thinking today, on everything from sex and friendship to animals and politics.

Joachim Aufderheide is Lecturer in Philosophy, KCL.

Sophie Grace Chappell is Professor of Philosophy, Open University.

Sophia Connell is Lecturer in Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London.

Clare Moriarty (@quiteclare) is Fellow, Forum for Philosophy and IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Trinity College Dublin.

This event is dedicated to the memory of Stephen Lewis, friend of the Forum and Honorary Treasurer for many years, who knew more about Aristotle, spycraft, and playing the pools than most.

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