The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Working in close partnership with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, it is the oldest of these units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth.

Events - 2006

"Plato and Aristotle on Persuasion"

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Date & Time :

Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 5:00 PM

Location :

Group I, Room 212

Admission :

All welcome!

Sponsored by :

Graduate Program in Portuguese, the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, and the Department of Portuguese

Contact :

Victor K. Mendes

508-999 8338

Description :

Maureen Eckert is assistant professor of Philosophy at UMD, and editor of Theories of Mind (Rowman and Littlefield, 2006).  Her most recent article,  "This Site is Under Construction: Hegel's Plato" is forthcoming in 2007 (The Hegel Society of Great Britain), and she is currently working on interpretations of Plato's "early" dialogues.