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Workshop/Prog - Central European Graduate Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, 25-26 March 2017, Hungary

Central European University(CEU)

Event Date:

March 25, 2017 - March 26, 2017

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About the workshop

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.


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


    Introduction: Georgina White, László Bene


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


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


    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)


    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


    Session 3. Chair: László Bene (Budapest)


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


    Session 4. Chair: Robert Roreitner (Berlin)


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


    Session 5. Chair: Ákos Brunner (Budapest)


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


    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) 


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

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

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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March 15, 2017


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