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International Seminar on Ancient Philosophy and Religion and Their Interactions

Seminar the 14 and 15 December - all are welcome, but please sign up

2017.11.30 | Bente Langballe Kejser

Date Thu 14 Dec Fri 15 Dec
Time 09:30    11:00
Location Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3, bldg. 1451, room 518
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The seminar is open to colleagues and students as well, but you need to sign up for the seminar by sending an email to Anders Klostergaard Petersen at: akp@cas.au.dk


Thursday 14 December

  • 9:30-9:45 Opening of the seminar and presentation of speakers by Anders Klostergaard Petersen 
  • 9:45-10:15: Lars Albinus, Aarhus University: The Emergence of Philosophia
  • 10:15:10:45: Brief discussion of the paper
  • 10:45:11:15: Coffee break
  • 11:15-11:45: Christopher Gill, University of Exeter: Philosophy and religion - does reference to Stoicism help us with this distinction?
  • 11:45-12:15: Brief discussion of the paper
  • 12:15-12:45: Jordi Pià Comella, Sorbonne: Tensions and interactions between Religious discourse and Stoic philosophy: the example of the prayer.
  • 12:45-13:15: Brief discussion of the paper 
  • 13:15-14:15 Lunch 
  • 14:15-14:45: Christoph Jedan, Groningen University: Consolation's religion: Thoughts on the disappearance of a shadow? 
  • 14:45-15:15: Brief discussion of the paper
  • 15:15-15:45 Coffee break
  • 15:45-16:15: Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, University of Groningen: Rational and Less Rational Ways of Achieving Knowledge in the Greco-Roman World. The Case of Plutarch. 
  • 16:15-16:45: Brief discussion
  • 16:45-17:15 Anders Klostergaard Petersen, Aarhus University: Does It Make Sense, and What Is Gain by Looking at Ancient Graeco-Roman Philosophy through the Lens of Religion?
  • 17:15-17:45: Brief discussion of the paper 
  • 18:30-: Festive dinner at Restaurant Früd16 

Friday 15 December 

  • 9:30-10:00: Thomas Schwarz Wentzer, Aarhus University: What Is Philosophy?
  • 10:00:-10:45: Brief discussion of the paper and general completion of the seminar 
  • 10:45-11:00 Brief presentation of the follow-up seminar in the spring of 2018 and publication plans





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