workshop 'Plato Transformed'
- De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (DWMC)
(Institute of Philosophy, KULeuven)
Centrum voor Antieke Wijsbegeerte Leiden-Leuven-Utrecht (CAW)
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@...
De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Institute of Philosophy -KULeuven
Kard. Mercierplein 2
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