Plato and Xenophon: Comparative Studies Despite the prime importance of Plato, and the historical value and intrinsic interest of Xenophon, relations between these two students of Socrates remain a relatively unexplored area in contemporary research. We seek to fill this gap by building on valuable work that has been done recently in clarifying Xenophon’s philosophical positions and bringing his writings into closer relation with Plato’s. L. A. Dorion’s recently completed commentary on the Memorabilia and his just published volume of collected essays on Xenophon’ Socrates are among the prime examples of the recent flowering of studies on Xenophon and Xenophon’s Socrates. Their appearance provides us with an excellent opportunity to take stock of where the comparative study of Plato and Xenophon stands, and where we should take it from here. Our conference calls for papers that further this project by elucidating concepts found in Xenophon’s writings and bringing them into relationship [...]
West Coast Plato Workshop – the Cratylus May 18-19, 2013 Stanford University
10-12 April 2013, Sophistes: Plato’s Dialogue and Heidegger’s Lecture in Marburg (1924/25), Marburg, Germany
10-12 April, Sophistes: Plato’s Dialogue and Heidegger’s Lecture in Marburg (1924/25), Philipps-University of Marburg and the Institute for Classical Philology and Philosophy of the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg Marburg, Germany.
12-16 December 2012, International Conference, Plato’s Academy: A Survey of the Evidence, Athens, Greece
UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS International Conference on PLATO’S ACADEMY: A Survey of the Evidence ________ Athens, 12 – 16 December 2012 Organizing Committee: Chloe Balla (University of Crete) Effie Baziotopoulou-Valavani (3d Ephorate of Antiquities, Athens) Paul Kalligas (University of Athens) Vassilis Karasmanis (Technical University of Athens) Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Hall of Ceremonies, University of Athens Morning Session. Chair: Paul Kalligas (Athens) 09:30-10:00 Paul Kalligas: Welcoming Address – Introduction 10:00-10:40 Paul A. Cartledge (Cambridge): ‘How Academic was Plato’s Academy? A Historian’s Judicious Review’ 10:45-11:25 Alexander Nehamas (Princeton, NJ): ‘The Academy at Work: Dialectic in Plato’s Parmenides’ 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break 12:00-12:40 István Bodnár (Budapest): ‘The Study of Natural Kinds in the Academy’ 12:40-13:30 Discussion 13:30-14:30 Lunch Afternoon Session. Chair: Dionysios Anapolitanos (Athens) 17:00-17:40 John M. Dillon (Dublin): ‘Polemon, the “grosse Schatten” of the Old Academy’ 17:40-18:00 Discussion 18:00-18:40 David Sedley (Cambridge): ‘Carneades’ Theological Arguments’ 18:40-19:00 Discussion [...]
4-7 October 2012, First U.S. Regional Meeting of the IPS, Plato’s Moral Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Plato's Moral Psychology U.S. Regional Meeting of the IPS University of Michigan, Ann Arbor October 4-7, 2012 The Departments of Classical Studies and Philosophy at the University of Michigan, along with the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University, held the first-ever U.S. regional meeting of the International Plato Society. The conference featured seven plenary speakers with commentators and seventy-five contributed papers in parallel sessions.
20-24 August 2012,Latin American Area Conference of the IPS, X Internacional Archai Seminar: Plato’s styles and characters: between literature and philosophy, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
20-24 August, First Latin American Area Conference of the IPS, X Internacional Archai Seminar: Plato's styles and characters: between literature and philosophy, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil.
Freedom and the State: Plato and the Classical Tradition 6-7 August 2012Seminar Room (1F), Classics Centre, 66 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LUJointly sponsored by Corpus Christi College Centre for the Study of Greek and Roman Antiquity and JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Project: Comprehensive Study on Interpretations and Receptions of Plato’s Theory of Justice Those who will attend, please contact Yoshinori Sano (e-mail: email@example.com).
14-16 June 2012, Plato’s Parmenides, Mediterranean Section, International Plato Society, Coimbra, Portugal
2nd Meeting of the Mediterranean Section of the IPS Coimbra June 14-16th 2012 Plato’s Parmenides Facultade de Letras Universidade de Coimbra Organising Committee Maria do Céu Grácio Zambujo Fialho (Universidade de Coimbra) António Manuel Martins (Universidade de Coimbra) Francisco L. Lisi (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Josep Monserrat Molas (Universitat de Barcelona) Scientific Committee Mário Jorge Carvalho (Universidade Nova de Lisboa/ Unidade de Investigaçao Linguagem, Interpretação, Filosofia, Universidade de Coimbra). Álvaro Vallejo Campos (Universidad de Granada) Alonso Tordesillas (Université d’Aix-en-Provence) Franco Trabattoni (Università degli Studi di Milano) Samuel Scolnicov (University of Jerusalem) Papers: The deadline for the submission of paper proposals is 01/31/2012. Those who are interested should send an abstract of one page (single spaced) or 800 characters with spaces, together with a CV. The list of the selected papers will be announced on April 2012. Papers must be written in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan or English. The publication [...]
5-6 May, West Coast Plato Workshop, University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA
19-22 April 2012, Ancient Philosophy Society, XII Annual Independent Meeting, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
19-22 April, Ancient Philosophy Society, XII Annual Independent Meeting, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.