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  • Edward Moore
    ... From: Stephen Clark To: Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 2:25 PM Subject: CFP: ISNS Conference
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 22, 2005
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Stephen Clark" <srlclark@...>
      To: <PHILOS-L@...>
      Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 2:25 PM
      Subject: CFP: ISNS Conference (Quebec)


      > > ------ Forwarded Message
      > > From: Jean-Marc Narbonne <Jean-Marc.Narbonne@...>
      > > Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 13:36:11 -0500
      >
      > > Dear Colleagues and Friends,
      > >
      > > Here is the complete and definitive list of panel proposals for
      the
      > > next ISNS (International Society for Neoplatonic Studies) Conference, to
      be
      > > held in Quebec City (Canada) from Monday the 26th to Thursday the 29th
      of June
      > > 2006.
      > >
      > > We would like to remind you that we will accept papers both in French
      and in
      > > English, but those who intend to present a paper in French will have to
      supply
      > > a written version of their text. Participants interested in a panel
      should
      > > send their communication proposals (one page summary) directly to the
      > > organizer of the panel by February 28th, 2006. Those who wish to present
      a
      > > paper outside of the panels can also send us by February 28th, 2006, a
      > > proposal of communication (one page summary).
      > >
      > > We wish you a Merry Christmas,
      > >
      > > Prof. Jean-Marc NARBONNE
      > > President of the Canadian Society for Neoplatonic Studies
      > >
      > > Dr. Martin ACHARD
      > > Secretary and treasurer of the Canadian Society for Neoplatonic Studies
      > >
      > >
      > > Canadian Society for Neoplatonic Studies/Société canadienne des études
      > > néoplatoniciennes
      > > Faculté de philosophie
      > > Pavillon Félix-Antoine-Savard, local 520
      > > Université Laval
      > > Québec (Qc), Canada
      > > G1K 7P4
      > > Can.Soc.Neo.Stud@...
      > > Téléphone: (418) 656-2131 poste 13710
      > > Télécopieur: (418) 656-7267
      > >
      >
      >
      > 1. Suzanne Stern-Gillet (s.stern-gillet@...): "L'esthétique
      > néoplatonicienne"
      >
      > This panel would constitute a natural home for papers dealing with the
      following
      > issues:
      >
      > . Plotinus' conception of what we now call 'the arts';
      > . Plotinus' reliance on what we now call 'aesthetic' terminology;
      > . The impact of Plato's poetics upon Neoplatonist thinkers, from Plotinus
      to St
      > Augustine;
      > . The interpretation of Platonic and Neoplatonic texts on 'the arts' by
      later
      > thinkers (e.g. Proclus on Plato's Republic, Hermias on the Phaedrus,
      Ficino on
      > the Ion).
      >
      >
      > 2. Deepa Majumbdar (dmajumda@...): "Neoplatonic Spirituality :
      From
      > the Irrational to the Supra-rational"
      >
      >
      > 3. John Hendrix (jhendrix@...): "Neoplatonism and Psychoanalysis"
      >
      >
      > 4. John Finamore (john-finamore@...): "The construction of the soul
      in
      > ancient thought"
      >
      > This panel will explore the make-up, function, and essential nature of
      soul.
      > Possible areas of focus include the soul's nature, its interaction with
      the
      > body, the soul's impassibility, and the soul's generation in time.
      >
      >
      > 5. Edward Moore (emoore@...): "Plato and Early Christian
      > Theology: A Problematical Partnership"
      >
      > This panel will address the manner in which (Neo)Platonic theology
      affected
      > the development of Christian thought, and how Christian thinkers adopted
      this
      > thought, for the purpose of expressing their emerging and extraordinarily
      > unique theology. Papers that deal with themes involving the connection
      between
      > Neoplatonic theurgy and Christian theosis are most welcome; however, any
      paper
      > delving into the reliance of early Christian theologians upon pagan
      philosophy
      > will be welcomed.
      >
      >
      > 6. Joachim Lacrosse (Joachim.Lacrosse@...): "Some Methodological
      Problems
      > Related to Comparativism (East/West or Ancient/Modern) in Neoplatonic
      Studies"
      >
      >
      > 7. Marylinn Lawrence (pronoia@...): "Freedom and Fate in
      Neoplatonism"
      >
      >
      > 8. Patrick Quinn (pquinn@...): "Teaching and Learning in the
      Platonic
      > Tradition"
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > 9. Sara Ahbel-Rappe (nhjanowitz@... or rappe@...): "Jewish
      and
      > Islamic Platonisms"
      >
      > We are seeking papers by scholars interested in the relationship between
      > Platonisms of any variety (middle, neo, etc.) and Jewish or Islamic
      thought.
      > Papers may treat one particular thinker, as e.g. Ibn Gabirol or Ibn Arabi,
      or
      > indeed they may treat an entire movement, as e.g. the Ishraqi school of
      > Suhrawardi, Kabbalah, etc. We are especially interested in the question of
      how
      > contemplative traditions are expressed through platonist language, or how
      Plato
      > is invoked as authorizing a visionary philosophy. Special questions might
      > include how e.g. Jewish or Islamic thinkers interpreted Plato's Forms, or
      how
      > Jewish and Islamic thinkers understood the formation of a theocracy or
      rule
      > based on divine knowledge, or the relationship between scripture and
      > philosophy.
      >
      >
      > 10. E. Perl (eperl@...) and S. Gersh (Stephen.E.Gersh.1@...):
      > "Neoplatonism and Phenomenology"
      >
      > Recent work by Reiner Schürmann, Jean-Marc Narbonne, Wayne Hankey, and
      many
      > others has highlighted the capacity of Plotinus and other Neoplatonic
      > philosophers to enter into significant dialogue with phenomenological
      > philosophy (Husserl, Heidegger, Levinas, Marion, and alii). We invite
      papers
      > addressing any aspect of the conversation between Neoplatonism and
      > phenomenology : historical connections and influences ; comparative
      studies ;
      > etc.
      >
      >
      > 11. L. Brisson (lbrisson@...) and J.-F. Pradeau
      > (pradeaujf@...): "La physique de Plotin"
      >
      >
      > 12. Wayne Hankey (Wayne.Hankey@...): "Neoplatonism and contemporary
      > philosophy"
      >
      >
      > 13. Emilie Kutash (EeeKut@...): "Soteriological, theological and
      theurgic
      > discourse in the late Neoplatonists"
      >
      >
      > 14. Zeke Mazur (ajmazur@...): "Neoplatonism and sexuality"
      >
      >
      > 15. Gregory MacIsaac (gregory_macisaac@...): "Proclus' Platonic
      > Commentaries"
      >
      > -- analysis of various passages of Proclus' commentaries on Plato
      > -- Comparison of one commentary with another
      > -- analysis of his method/style of commentary
      > -- how much Plato is in his Platonic commentaries
      >
      > Les communications en français sont les bienvenues.
      >
      >
      > 16. John D. Turner (jturner2@...) and Serge Cazelais
      > (serge.cazelais.1@...): "Christianity, Gnosticism and Platonism in
      Late
      > Antiquity"
      >
      > Cet atelier veut accueillir des communications qui décrivent et expliquent
      les
      > manifestations philosophiques et religieuses qui impliquent ou bien le
      > christianisme ou bien le gnosticisme en relation avec le platonisme de
      > l'Antiquité tardive comme, par exemple les textes de Nag Hammadi,
      > Ennéades II,9 de Plotin, Marius Victorinus ou n'importe quel autre auteur
      > qui témoigne de cette problématique.
      >
      > This panel welcomes papers on philosophical and religious phenomena that
      > bear upon Christian, Gnostic, or pagan appropriations of late antique
      > Platonism such as they occur in the Nag Hammadi Library, Plotinus'
      Enneads
      > (esp. II, 9), Marius Victorinus, or other Christian or pagan authors of
      the
      > first four centuries.
      >
      >
      > 17. Mark Nyvlt (markn@...) and Martin Achard
      (martin.achard@...):
      > "Neoplatonism and Aristotle's Theory of Intellect"
      >
      > This panel will welcome papers dealing with the way any Neoplatonic
      philosopher,
      > from Plotinus to Simplicius, understood or appropriated some aspect of
      > Aristotle's theory of divine or human intellect.
      >
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