Workshop on Plutarch's De Animae Procreatione in Timaeo

Type: 
Academic & Research
Audience: 
CEU Community + Invited Guests
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
Popper Room
Research Area: 
Date: 
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 1:30pm to Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 1:30pm

The workshop is focused around a close reading of Plutarch of Chaeronea's treatise on Plato's Timaeus.

The event forms part of the 'What is it to be human?' project hosted by the Philosophy Department of Central European University and funded by the National Development Agency / MAG Zrt.

Attendance by invitation.

Confirmed participants: István Baksa, István Bárány, László Bene, István M. Bodnár, István M. Bugár, Luka Borsic, Tamás Böröczki, Gábor Buzási, Pavel Gregoric, Attila Hangai, Jakub Jirsa, Péter Lautner, Attila Németh, Magdolna Nyulászi, Kosztasz Rosta, Anna Somfai, Roland Wittwer

Workshop Schedule:
Thursday 22 November
13:30 – 14:00 Reception for participants
(Lobby in front of Popper Room)
14:00 – 15:30 Plutarch’s exegetical method
Tamás BÖRÖCZKI – Ákos BRUNNER – Máté VERES (Budapest)
16:00 – 17:30 Plutarch and the Academic tradition
Georgia TSOUNI (Bern)
Friday 23 November
9.30: Coffee and Tea
10:00 – 11:30 Chapters 1-4
Christian PFEIFFER (München)
12:00 – 13:30 Chapters 5-10
Sebastian ODZUCK (Göttingen)
Lunch break
15:30 – 17:00 Chapters 24-28
István BODNÁR (Budapest)
17:30 – 19:00 Chapters 29-30 and 13-15
Chad JORGENSON (Fribourg)
20:00 Workshop Dinner
Saturday 24 November
9.30: Coffee and Tea
10:00 – 11:30 Plutarch’s metaphysics
George KARAMANOLIS (Crete – Berlin)
12:00 – 13:30 Chapters 16-20 and 31-33
Christopher NOBLE (München)