Tartu töötuba antiikfilosoofias, 14-15 detsember

Tartu Workshop in Ancient Philosophy
University of Tartu
December 14th-15th 2018
Jakobi 2-336, Tartu, Estonia

The Department of Philosophy will host the first Tartu Workshop in Ancient Philosophy. The two-day workshop will take place at Jakobi 2-336 on December 14th and 15th 2018. The aim of the workshop is to bring together the scholars working on Ancient Philosophy in the Baltic Sea region and beyond to discuss a wide range of philosophical issues related to ancient thought. The workshop is organized by Toomas Lott (University of Tartu) and Riin Sirkel (University of Vermont).

Workshop schedule

Friday (14.12)
9.30-10.45 Liva Rotkale (University of Latvia): “Aristotle’s God as the Principle on which Heaven and Nature Depend (Metaphysics Lambda 7)”
11.00-12.15 Vilius Bartninkas (Vilnius University IIRPS/Cambridge): “Plato's Ideal of Godlikeness and Its Contemporary Readers”
13.45-15.00 Toomas Lott (University of Tartu): “The Value of Thinking for Yourself in Plato’s Socratic Dialogues”
15.15-16.30 Marke Ahonen (University of Helsinki): “Galen on Aplêstia”
16.45-18.00 Gösta Grönroos (Stockholm University): “Aristotle’s Sentimentalist Ethical Virtue”

Saturday (15.12)
10.00-11.15 Sean Coughlin (Humboldt University): "Kinds of Cause in Some Hellenistic Writers on Biology and Medicine”
11.30-12.45 Riin Sirkel (University of Vermont): “Porphyry on Justice Towards Animals: Two Puzzles”
14.15-15.30 Mark Hallap (University of Western Ontario): Character and Content in Dissoi Logoi 4
15.45-17.00 Ronja Hildebrandt (Humboldt University): “The Telos-Argument in Aristotle’s Protrepticus and its Significance for the Function Argument in the Nicomachean Ethics”
17.15-18.30 Miira Tuominen (University of Jyväskylä): “Why Do We Need to Abstain from Harming Animals? Justice in Porphyry’s On abstinence”

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 659241