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Faculty of Philosophy



Conference on Bernard Williams and the Ancients

Newnham College, Cambridge


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The Philosopher Bernard Williams, whose work in ethics, metaphysics and political philosophy revolutionised the discipline in the last century, was educated and deeply influenced by the Classics. This conference brings together international scholars to explore this legacy.

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Listen to the keynote talk 'Good-makers and Good-takers: Bernard Williams on Platonic (intrinsic) goodness' given by Prof. MM McCabe (Emeritus Professor of Ancient Philosophy King's College, London) and see the handout for the talk.


Monday, 19 September, 2016 - 17:00 to Tuesday, 20 September, 2016 - 17:30
Event location: 
Newnham College, Cambridge