Xth Symposium Platonicum Pragense: ΤΙΜΑΙΟΣ

Prague, Villa Lanna, 12th –14th November




Thursday, November 12th

Chair Filip Karfík

9:30-9:45       Opening address

9:45-10:45     Tanja Ruben (Fribourg)

Génos, chora et guerre dans le prologue du Timée

11:00-12:00  Luc Brisson (Paris)

How to make a soul in the Timaeus

Chair Gerd van Riel

14:30-15:30  Francesco Fronterotta (Roma)

ΠΑΝΤΕΛΩΣ ΟΝ et ΝΟΗΤΟΝ ΖΩΟΝ: vie, âme et mouvement intelligible dans le Timée (et dans le Sophiste)

15:45-16:45  Karel Thein (Praha)

Planets: A Timaean Puzzle

17:00-18:00 István Bodnár (Budapest)

The day, the month and the year: What Plato expects from astronomy

Friday, November 13th

Chair István Bodnár

9:30-10:30  Ondřej Krása (Praha)

Relationship of Becoming to the Third Kind

11:00-12:00 George Karamanolis (Wien)

Does Plato present a bundle theory of substance in the Timaeus?

Chair Karel Thein

14:30-15:30  Gerd van Riel (Leuven)

Matter doesn’t matter

15:45-16:45  Gábor Betegh (Cambridge)

Cosmic and Individual Cognition in the Timaeus

17:00-18:00 Filip Karfík (Fribourg)

Timaeus’ Theory of Sense-Perception

Saturday, November 14th

Chair Jakub Jirsa

9:00-10:00   Philip van der Eijk (Berlin)

Plato Medicus and his reception in the early Peripatos

10:15-11:15   Chad Jorgenson (Paris)

Responsibility, Causality, and Will in the Timaeus 86b-87b

11:30- 12:30 Lucius Hartmann (Zürich)

Die grosse Rede des Timaios als Beispiel für Platons wahre Rhetorik?