1st Central European Graduate Workshop in Ancient Philosophy

Type: 
Conferences
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Building: 
Nador u. 15
Room: 
Quantum 101
Academic Area: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00am
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Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

This workshop brings together students based in the Central European region and working on innovative and groundbreaking doctoral projects in Ancient Philosophy. After presenting their work, each student will receive comments from a respondent working in their field followed by an open discussion of the issues and questions arising from their work.

There is no registration fee, but please RSVP to the organisers.

PROGRAM

Day 1: Saturday, 25 March 2017
Institute of Philosophy Eötvös Loránd University, Múzeum krt. 4, building “I”

14:00-14:30

Introduction: Georgina White, László Bene

Session 1. Chair: Emese Mogyoródi (Szeged / Budapest)

14:30-15:40

Melina Vogiatzi (Munich): The Byzantine commentaries on the topoi of the Rhetoric
Response by Divna Manolova (Katowice) 

16:00-17:10

Ota Gál (Prague / Fribourg): Unity and multiplicity of the Intellect. Why is the Intellect beautiful?
Response by Antonio Vargas (Berlin)

Session 2. Chair: István Bodnár (Budapest)

18:00-19:30

Keynote: Barbara Sattler (St Andrews): The thinking of the World Soul – intellection and astronomy in Plato’s Timaeus

Day 2: Sunday, 26 March 2017
Central European University

09:30-11:00

Session 3. Chair: László Bene (Budapest)

09:30-11:00

Keynote: John Dillon (Dublin): The origins of Platonist orthodoxy

Session 4. Chair: Robert Roreitner (Berlin)

11:20-12:30

Domagoj Polanščak (Zagreb): The plurality of the unmovable movers
Response by István Bodnár (Budapest)

Session 5. Chair: Ákos Brunner (Budapest)

15:00-16:10

Ondřej Krása (Prague): The relationship of Becoming to the Third Kind (Timaeus 48-53b)
Response by Ágoston Guba (Budapest/Fribourg)

16:10-17:20

Johanna Schmitt (Berlin): Seneca on why a specific kind of Dialectic cannot change beliefs
Response by Georgina White (Budapest)

Session 6. Chair: Máté Veres (Hamburg) 

17:30-19:00

Keynote: Gábor Betegh (Cambridge / Budapest): Plato on illness

For organizational issues please turn to: Gina White at the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies.

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