Philosophy and ancient history: events organised by OIKOS, the Dutch research school for classics, and the research agenda ‘Anchoring Innovation’.
Wednesday, December 4th, Utrecht
Matthias Haake (Universität Münster): Philosophy and Philosophising in the Ancient Mediterranean World. Towards a Cultural History of Philosophy between Innovation and Tradition (6th century BCE – 7th century CE)
Venue: Universiteit Utrecht, Janskerkhof 13, 0.06 (Department of Philosophy Religious Studies), 13.00-14.00h
Workshop: Intellectual life in late antiquity
Monday, December 9th, Nijmegen 13.00-13.45h
Jeroen Wijnendaele (Ghent University): Emperors, Officials, and the Grim Reaper – Can we measure ‘the Fall’ of the western Roman empire?
response by Daniëlle Slootjes
Arthur Oosthout (KU Leuven): Mereological or Metaphysical? Navigating the various interpretations of Proclus El. Theol. 67-69
response by Marije Martijn
Thibaut Lejeune (KU Leuven): Assimilation to God: living the ascetic life in late Neoplatonism
response by Albert Joosse
Edward Watts (UC San Diego): Hypatia in the Age of Justinian
Venue: Radboud University Nijmegen, SP A 00.09 (Spinoza building, RU campus)