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Symposium Praesocraticum 2012: Heraclitus

Faculty of Classics, Cambridge, 11-12 September 2012

Members of the Faculty are invited to attend the Symposium Praesocraticum meeting to be held in the Faculty on 11 and 12 September, and supported by a generous grant from the Faculty. Kindly note that this meeting is not open to non-members of the Faculty.

Tuesday 11 September

Session 1

9.30     Welcome and Introduction

9.45     Maria Michela Sassi, “How musical is Heraclitus' harmony? A reading of 22 B 8, 10, 51 DK”

11.00 Coffee

11.30  Leopoldo Iribarren, “Modes of relational thinking in Heraclitus (fragments 5, 34, 79 and 114)”

12.45 Lunch break

Session 2

2.30     Marianne Garin, “Vrais et faux miroirs d'Héraclite. L'énonciateur dans tous ses états”

3.45     Tea

4.15     Jaap Mansfeld, “Heraclitus on soul and super-soul (Aëtius 4.3.12 and 4.7.2 Diels)”

5.30     Break

5.40     Stephen Menn, “Anathumiasis

7.00     Session ends

Wednesday 12 September

Session 3

9.30     André Laks & Glenn Most, “Some New Fragments of Heraclitus”

10.45  Coffee

11.15  Sandra Šćepanović, “Heraclitus' fragment B52 and other uses of αἰών in early Greek poetry and philosophy”

12.30 Lunch break

Session 4

2.30     Stavros Kouloumentas, “Heraclitus and medical theorists on the circle”

3.45     Tea

4.15     Malcolm Schofield, “Fighting for the νόμος: 22 B44, 114”

5.30     Break

5.40     Oliver Primavesi, “Heraclitus before Schleiermacher”

7.00     Conclusion and envoi

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