commentators project conference
- 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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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,
THEN our conference is one you probably wouldn't want to miss:
"PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE AND EXEGESIS IN GREEK, ARABIC AND LATIN
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
Latin commentaries, Dag Hasse (Würzburg) on Renaissance interest in
Averroes' (Latin) commentaries, Marwan Rashed (Paris) on a new
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,
Dr Peter Adamson, Dept. of Philosophy, King's College London
Dr Han Baltussen Dept. of Philosophy, King's College London
Dr Martin Stone Dept. of Theology, King's College London
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).