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    Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 12:10:58 -0700 From: Han Baltussen Subject: (Reminder) Commentators Conference June 2002 London Content-Type:
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      Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 12:10:58 -0700
      From: Han Baltussen <han.baltussen@...>
      Subject: (Reminder) Commentators Conference June 2002 London
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      Dear Colleagues,

      IF you are interested in

      the history of science / medicine / philosophy,
      the prehistory of exegesis,
      Plato and Platonism,
      the Aristotelian Tradition,
      philosophical commentary in Greek, Arabic or Latin,
      Arabic philosophy,

      THEN our conference is one you probably wouldn't want to miss:


      An International Conference on the Commentary from Plato to Averroes
      in Honour of R.R.K. Sorabji (FBA, CBE)

      Institute of Classical Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London
      June 27-29 2002

      FEES (for three days): £45 for staff, £15 for students/unwaged.
      NOTE that we have a small grant from the Classical Association to
      postgraduates who would like to attend.

      SPEAKERS AND TOPICS (selection):
      Dimitri Gutas (Yale) on Avicenna's psychology, Charles Burnett
      Inst) on Toledan Commentaries, John Marenbon (Cambridge) on Boethius,
      Gotthard Strohmaier (Berlin) on Galen, Sten Ebbesen (Copenhagen) on
      12th c.
      Latin commentaries, Dag Hasse (Würzburg) on Renaissance interest in
      Averroes' (Latin) commentaries, Marwan Rashed (Paris) on a new
      fragment of
      Philoponus and Galileo, Ineke Sluiter (Leiden) on Commentary Culture,
      Baltussen (London) on the prehistory of commentary, David Sedley
      (Cambridge) on Socrates in the Platonic tradition, Peter Adamson
      on Avicenna and Plotinus.

      For a provisional programme and list of speakers, see our webpages at

      (under Ancient Commentators Project)

      For further information (registration, travel, hotels) please contact

      Devin Henry (Conference assistant): devin.henry@...

      We look forward to seeing you,
      The organisers

      Dr Peter Adamson, Dept. of Philosophy, King's College London
      email: peter.adamson@...
      Dr Han Baltussen Dept. of Philosophy, King's College London
      email: han.baltussen@...
      Dr Martin Stone Dept. of Theology, King's College London
      email: martin.stone@...

      Ancient Commentators On Aristotle Project, Institute of Classical
      (ICS), School of Advanced Studies, Philosophy Programme, King's
      Philosophy Department, King's College Theology Department , Mind
      Association (Conference Grant), British Academy (Conference Grants),
      Wellcome Trust, History of Medicine Programme, Henry Brown Trust (ICS,
      Senate House), Oxford University Press, British Society for the
      of Science, Duckworth Publishers, Mr. C. Leventis (London), King's
      Humanities Fund (small grants programme), Classical Association
      support), Greek Foundation for Hellenic Culture (Greece in Britain).
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