segunda-feira, 9 de dezembro de 2013

Ancient philosophy workshop

Ancient philosophy workshop
Early Greek philosophy and life sciences
9-11 January 2014
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, room 2103

Thursday, 9th January
9.30-10            Welcome address
10-11               Maria Michela Sassi (Università di Pisa) – The matter of mind for the Presocratics
11-11.30          Coffee break
11.30-12.30     Claire Louguet (Université Lille 3) – Aristotle’s criticism of pangenetic theories: a fresh start?       

15-16               Stavros Kouloumentas (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) – Alcmaeon on health and disease           
16-16.30          Coffee break
16.30-17.30     Daniela Manetti (Università degli Studi di Firenze) – In defence of a “worthless” philosopher: Hippo of Croton

Friday, 10th January
10-11               Elizabeth Craik (University of St Andrews) – [Hippocrates] On flesh
11-11.30          Coffee break
11.30-12.30     Hynek Bartoš (Charles University, Prague) – The concept of pneuma in On regimen

15-16               David Sedley (Christ’s College, Cambridge) – Empedoclean superorganisms
16-16.30          Coffee break
16.30-17.30     Constantinos Macris (CNRS, Paris) – The Pythagorean taboo on beans: between religion and dietetics, cosmology and magic-chemical experimentation

Saturday, 11th January
9.30-10.30       David Sider (New York University) – Anaxagoras on nutrition
10.30-10.45     Coffee break
10.45-11.45     Miriam Peixoto (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais) – Life, birth and death in the physiology of Democritus   
11.45-12          Coffee break
12-13               Lorenzo Perilli (Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata) – Outside the Hippocratic Corpus: losers and winners in early Greek science

The workshop is funded by the research group of Professor Philip van der Eijk “Medicine of the Mind, Philosophy of the Body. Discourses of Health and Well-Being in the Ancient World” (funded by the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung), by the Topoi Research Group “Mapping Body and Soul” (funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) and by the Ancient Philosophy and Science Network (funded by DAAD). For registration and queries, please contact the workshop organiser, Stavros Kouloumentas at

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