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workshop 'Plato Transformed'

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  • Pieter dHoine
    De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (DWMC) (Institute of Philosophy, KULeuven) Centrum voor Antieke Wijsbegeerte Leiden-Leuven-Utrecht
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2005
      De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (DWMC)
      (Institute of Philosophy, KULeuven)

      Centrum voor Antieke Wijsbegeerte Leiden-Leuven-Utrecht (CAW)

      PLATO TRANSFORMED

      An International Workshop on Plato's Ancient Commentators
      Leuven, May 18-19, 2005


      Wednesday, May 18: Opening Session (HIW, Kard. Mercierroom)

      5.30 p.m. Registration and welcoming of the participants

      6.00 p.m. Introduction by C. Steel, Director of the DWMC

      6.15 p.m. Lecture: On the Use and Disadvantage of Aristotelian Virtue
      Ethics for Life (D. Frede)

      7.15 p.m. Reception


      Thursday, May 19: Workshop 'Plato Transformed'(HIW, Room S)

      10 a.m. Welcoming of the participants by A. Van de Putte, President
      of the Institute of Philosophy


      Session I: Plato's Philebus


      10.05a.m. Lecture: Happiness in the Philebus (D. Frede)

      11.05a.m. Coffee break

      11.30a.m. Neoplatonic Comments: Happiness and Pleasure in Damascius'
      Commentary on the Philebus (G. Van Riel)


      12.30p.m. Lunch break


      Session II: Plato's Parmenides



      2.00 p.m. Lecture: Do the Intelligible Forms Maintain Their Identity and
      Unity, When They Are Participated by Sensible Particulars? An
      Interpretation of the First Part of Plato's Parmenides (L. Brisson)

      3.00 p.m. Coffee break

      3.25 p.m. Neoplatonic Comments I: The Origin of Species and Individuals.
      Proclus on the Extent of the 'World of Ideas' (P. d'Hoine)

      4.10 p.m. Neoplatonic Comments II: Can Forms Be Thoughts? -
      Neoplatonists on the Ambiguous Heritage of Parm. 132b3-11 (Ch. Helmig)


      4.55 p.m. Conclusion of the workshop by G. Van Riel


      7.00 p.m. Dinner


      Participation is free, but pre-registration is required.
      Please contact pieter.dhoine@...

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      Pieter d'Hoine

      De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
      Institute of Philosophy -KULeuven
      Kard. Mercierplein 2
      B-3000 Leuven

      Tel. +32(0)16/32.63.38
      Fax +32(0)16/32.63.11

      http://www.hiw.kuleuven.ac.be/dwmc

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