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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 [...]

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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.    

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6-7 August 2012, Freedom and the State: Plato and the Classical Tradition, Oxford, U.K. [program]

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: ysano@icu.ac.jp).

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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 [...]

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1-3 March, Genre et sexualité dans la Cite, Colloque international, Paris, France

CNRS (UPR-76), Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne (GRAMATA et ANHIMA), avec le soutien de la Société des Etudes Platoniciennes, l’International Plato Society, et de la Mairie de Paris Colloque international – International symposium Genre et sexualité dans la cite La politique du sexe dans les dialogues de Platon  Gender and sexuality in the city  Politics of sex in Plato’s Dialogues 1-3 mars 2012 INHA  Auditorium 2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris   Les dialogues de Platon constituent un espace propice à la réélaboration des questions de genre, de sexe et de sexualité dans l’Antiquité ; l’un des enjeux de ce colloque international, qui annonce le Symposium Platonicum qui se tiendra à Pise en 2013 sur le Banquet de Platon, consiste à réaffirmer l’importance de ce philosophe quant à la constitution de repères et de thèses pour l’ensemble de l’Antiquité grecque. Tout d’abord, les dialogues sont une source textuelle pour le philologue, [...]

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23-25 February 2012 : Socratica III, Trento, Italia

SOCRATICA III  A Conference on Socrates, the Socratics, and Ancient Socratic Literature    An International Symposium organized by the Università degli Studi di Trento with the support of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici and the International Plato Society   www.socratica.eu     Trento, February 23-25, 2012     Socratica III is part of a process that began in 2003 with a conference held in Aix-en-Provence, that went on in 2005 and 2008 with the previous Socratica sessions held in Senigallia and Naples, and that is likely to continue with further comparable conferences. Their ratio is to be found in the developments of the research on the complex world serving as a context for Plato and his dialogues.     Beyond the State of the Art   The young history of these lines of research is centered on Giannantoni’s Socratis et Socraticorum Reliquiae (1990), since this sylloge concluded a [...]

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