IX Symposium Platonicum: Plato's Politeia
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Invited Lectures
Invited Speaker Affiliation Country Paper Title PDF file(s) Lecture
Mario Vegetti Università degli Studi di Pavia Italy How and why did the 'Republic' become unpolitical? Ita. +Eng. De Vogel Lecture
Gerard Boter Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands Αἰτία ἑλοµένου: but who makes the choices? Reading Plato's Republic in the new OCT. Eng. Philologica Lecture
Myles Burnyeat University of Cambridge UK TBA --- Yamamoto Memorial Lecture
Plenary Sessions
Author Affiliation Country Paper Title PDF file(s)
Ferber, R. Universität Lüzern Switzerland Ho de diōkei men hapasa psychē kai toutou heneka panta prattei Ger.
Ferrari, F. Università di Salerno Italy Intuizuione o fondazione? La natura della noesis nella Repubblica Ita.
Ferrari, G.R.F. University of California U.S.A Plato's Writerly Utopianism Eng.
Kahn, C.H. University of Pennsylvania U.S.A. Philosophical Motivation for the Doctrine of Forms Eng.
Männlein-Robert, I. Universität Tübingen Germany Katabasis und Hohle: Philosophische Entwurfe der Unterwelt in Platons Politeia Ger.
Nails, D. Michigan State University U.S.A. Plato's Republic in its Athenian Context Eng.
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Rowe, C. University of Durham UK On justice and the other virtues in the Republic: whose justice, whose virtues? Eng.
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Szlezák, T.A. Universität Tubingen Germany Platons Politeia: Aufbau, Handlung, Philosophiebegriff Ger.
Panel Sessions "Phyche"
Author Affiliation Country Paper Title PDF file(s)
Fronterotta, F. University of Salento-Lecce Italy Plato's psychology in Republic IV and X: how many parts of the soul? Eng.
Gill, C. University of Exeter UK What is the Point of the Tripartite Psyche in Plato's Republic? Eng.
Renaut, O. Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense France La fonction du θυμός dans la République Fr./ Eng.
Panel Sessions "Polis"
Author Affiliation Country Paper Title PDF file(s)
Kurihara, Y. Tokyo Gakugei University Japan Plato's "True" Tyrant in Republic Book 9 Eng.
Lane, M. Princeton University U.S.A. Founding as legislating: the figure of the lawgiver in Plato's Republic Eng.
Lisi, F.L. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain ¿Modelo, proyecto o utopía? La posición de la República en el pensamiento político de Platón Spn.
Parallel Sessions
Author Affiliation Country Paper Title PDF file(s)
Adluri, V. Hunter College U.S.A. The Importance of Being Er Eng.
Ahbel-Rappe, S. University of Michigan U.S.A. Socrates the Cosmopolitan Eng.
Araújo, C. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Brazil The definition of dunamis in Republic V and its argumentative role Eng.
Baltzly, D. Monash University Australia A Neoplatonic Defence of Philosopher-Queens Eng.
Bartels, M. Leiden University the Netherlands A wage for the rulers: the function of the μισθαρνητικὴ τέχνη Eng.
Benson, H.H. University of Oklahoma U.S.A. The Form of the Good as the Unhypothetical First Principle of Everything in the Republic Eng.
Boeri, M.D. Universidad Alberto Hurtado Chile Why does the spirited part of the soul become an ally of reason in the struggle against the irrational appetites? Plato's account to make the spirited closer to the rational part Eng.
Bossi, B. Universidad Complutense de Madrid Spain Why does Plato use pleasure to persuade people to attain the good? Eng.
Bourlogianni, X. University of Crete Greece Psychic unity and partition in Plato's Republic Eng.
Carpenter, A. University of York UK Judging Striving to be Knowing Eng.
Casanova, A. University of Florence Italy Platonic Mimesis and the Foundation of the Kallipolis. Joking and seriousness, Consistency and Contradiction Eng.
Casertano, G. Università di Napoli Italy L'idea, il letto e la virtù Ita.
Castelnérac, B. Université de Sherbrooke Canada La chute du philosophe dans la cité, un mal nécessaire Fr.
Charalabopoulos, N. University of Patras Greece Dreams, autochthony, and metals: Why does Plato's ideal city need a foundation myth (Rep. III 414b-415d) Eng.
Cornelli, G. Universidade de Brasilia Brazil A city that listens and shares: an "archaeology" of the Republic of Plato Eng.
Corradi, M. Università di Pisa Italy Dal Protagora alla Repubblica: Platone e la riflessione di Protagora su letteratura e paideia. Ita.
Costa, I. Universidad de Buenos Aires Argentina El argumento de los relativos en República IV, logistikón y epithymetikón Spn.
Delcomminette, S. Université Libre de Bruxelles Belgium Caractère et choix de vie Fr.
Destrée, P. FNRS/ University of Louvain Belgium Status, and functions of the allegory of the cave Eng.
Dorion, L.-A. Université de Montreal Canada La critique de la réfutation socratique au livre VII de la République (537d-539d) Fr.
Dunshirn, A. University of Vienna Austria Philosophos und Philologos in Politeia IX Ger.
El Murr, D. Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne France The Ethical Importance of the Idea of the Good in Plato's Republic Eng.
Erginel, M.M. Eastern Mediterranean University Turkey How Smart is the Appetitive Part of the Soul? Eng.
Erler, M. Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Germany Zitat und Argument
Das dritte Argument für das Glück der Gerechten (IX 583b-588a) und der 'Griesgram' im Philebos (42c-44d)
Ger.
Gonzalez, F. University of Ottawa Canada Philosophy and/as Politics in Plato’s Republic: Ancient and Contemporary Interpretations Eng.
Gutiérrez. R. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Peru El retorno a la caverna y el conocimiento de sí mismo Spn.
Halper, E.C. University of Georgia U.S.A. Knowledge of the Whole Eng.
Harbsmeier, M.S. Humboldt University Germany "...and indeed not by poetry either" Mimetic Poetry and the Choice of the Best Life in Plato's Republic Eng.
Harte, V. Yale University U.S.A. Falsehood and Ignorance; Truth and Simplicity Eng.
Havlíček, A. The University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně Czech Gerechtigkeit, Gutes und Dialektik Ger.
Helmer, E. University of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Le remodelage politique de l’oikos dans la République: de la famille au modèle familial Fr.
Ho, H.K. Chinese Culture University Taiwan The Art Education and the Tripartite Soul Eng. +Fr.
Hourcade, A. Université de Rouen France L' euboulia dans la République (I, 348b8-348e4; IV,428a11-429a4) Fr.
Iwata, N. Kyoto University Japan Analysis of the Objects: Plato's Epistemology in Republic V Eng./ Fr.
Izumi, C. Chiba University Japan The Role of Stereometry in Plato’s Republic Eng.
Johnstone, M. McMaster University Canada The Desires of Reason in Plato's Republic Eng.
Kallas, T. Tallinn University Estonia Platonic images as shaped by the translations of the Republic Eng.
Kamtekar, R. University of Arizona U.S.A. Ethics and Politics in Socrates’ Defense of Justice Eng.
Kondo, T. Akita University Japan Chrysippus' criticism of the theory of justice in Plato's Republic Eng.
Larivée, A. Carleton University Canada Eros Tyrannos: Alcibiades, Model of the Tyrant in the Republic Eng.+ Fr.
Lefka, A. Université de Liège Belgium L'eudaimonia des gardien(ne)s philosophes Fr.
Liatsi, M Universität Ioannina Greece Plato’s Theory of Signs in the Politeia on the way to Semiotics in the Seventh Letter Eng.+ Ger.
Long, A.G. University of St Andrews UK Political origins and the defence of justice in Republic 8 Eng.
Lynch, T. University of St Andrews UK «μὴ νεωτερίζειν»: Platonic worries about the risk of ethico-esthetical paranomia between harmonics and politics. Eng./ Ita.
Marion, M. Université du Québec à Montréal Canada ON THE ROLE OF DIALECTICAL GAMES IN THE REPUBLIC Eng.
McCabe, M.M. King's College UK 'Look, see!': Plato on moral vision Eng.
McPherran, M.L. Simon Fraser University Canada The Gods of the Republic Eng.
Mesquita, A.P. Lisbon University Portugal Evidencing Ideas in Plato's Republic VII (524c-525a) Eng.
Migliori, M. Università di Macerata Italy Complessita e unita della Repubblica: il sostrato teoretico Ita. +Eng.
Monserrat Molas, J. Universitat de Barcelona Spain Un personaje secundario de La república y una cuestión central: Clitofonte y la defensa de Trasímaco Spn.
Mouroutsou, G. Humboldt Universität Germany The Allegory of the Cave: Methodos and Kathodos Eng.
Mróz, T. University of Zielona Góra Poland Reception of Plato's Republic and his Political Ideas in Polish Philosophy Eng.
Naddaf, G. York University Canada Philosophic and poetic inspiration in the Republic Eng.
Obdrzalek, S. Claremont McKenna College U.S.A. Erōs Tyrannos: Philosophical Passion and Psychic Ordering in the Republic Eng.
Ogihara, S. Tohoku University Japan A Literal Interpretation of the Myth of Er in the Republic Eng.
O'Leary, J.S. Sophia University Japan Heidegger's Mobile Assessment of Plato's Discourse on the Good Eng.
Padilla, M.T. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico La matemática y la dialéctica en República V-VII Spn.+ Eng.
Palumbo, L. Università di Napoli Italy La mimesis nella Repubblica Ita.
Parry, R.D. Agnes Scott College U.S.A. Vice and the Soul's Unity Eng.
Patterson, R Emory University U.S.A. Unity and Goodness in the Republic Eng.
Payne, A. Saint Joseph's University U.S.A. Goodness and the Division of Goods in Republic II Eng.
Pereira, R.H.de S. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo Brazil THE RULER'S ESSENTIAL QUALITIES IN AVERROES' COMMENTARY ON PLATO'S "REPUBLIC" Eng.
Podbielski, M. CNRS France Quasi-Individual Natures in the Republic or the 'Logic of Dogs'" Eng.
Rabbås, O. University of Oslo Norway The 'Parts' of the Soul and Deliberation Eng.
Regali, M. Università di Pisa Italy Il palazzo di Odisseo e la città di Socrate: la sezione sull'aletheia nel III libro della Repubblica (389b2-d6) Ita.
Regnier, D. St. Thomas More College Canada The Republic's Divided Imagination : from eikasia and dianoia to phantasia Eng.
Renaud, F. Université de Moncton Canada Justice, antilogie et analogie: le De re publica (livre III) de Cicéron et la République Fr.
Robinson, T.M. University of Toronto Canada Plato’s First and Second Revolutions Eng.
Rossetti, L. Univ. Perugia Italy Ancient (and contemporary) accounts of the Republic Eng.
Runia, D.T. Queen' s College, University of Melbourne Australia The theme of 'becoming like god' in Plato's Republic Eng.
Sano, Y. International Christian University Japan An Aspect of the Originality of Plato's Concept of Justice in the Republic: the Critical Use of Poetical Ideas in the Tripartite Theory Eng.
Santa Cruz, M.I. Universidad de Buenos Aires et CONICET Argentina QUALITÉ ET RELATION DANS RÉPUBLIQUE IV Fr.+ Spn.
Sattler, B. Yale University U.S.A. Ontological and educational mimêsis in Plato's Republic Eng.
Schmitt, A. Seminar für Klassische Philologie Marburg Germany Mathematics as Epistemology. The Justification of the Doctrine of Ideas at the Outset of the 7th Book of the Republic and its Relation to the 'communis mathematica scientia' Eng.
Scolnicov, S. Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel Small and large letters -and beyond Eng.
Sekimura, M. Hiroshima City University Japan La mesure et l'image dans la République Fr.
Smith, N.D. Lewis & Clark College U.S.A. Thrasymachus: Diagnosis and Treatment Eng.
Soares, L. Universidad de Buenos Aires Argentina Stásis del alma y psicologización de la política en República IV Eng.+ Spn.
Stavru, A. Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale" Italy Phainesthai and Aletheia in the Republic Eng.
Szaif, J. University of California U.S.A. The Role of dynamis in Two Central Arguments of the Republic Eng.
Taki, A. Josai International University Japan The Origin of Interrogation Marks in the Medieval Manuscripts of Plato's Republic and Its Significance in the Tradition of Plato's Dialogues Eng.
Tarrant, H. University of Newcastle Australia Narrative and Dramatic Presentation in Republic III: Theory and Practice Eng.
Tordesillas, A. Université de Provence France Définition de la justice et art de dialoguer (République I, 338c–341a) Fr.
Tsuchihashi, S. Chuo University Japan Construction of a City in Speech and Purification of the City Eng.
Tulli, M. Università degli Studi di Pisa Italy La mimesis nel III libro della Repubblica: il rapporto di Platone con la tradizione Ita. +Eng.
Vallejo Campos, A. University of Granada Spain Plato's Theory of Conflict in the Soul Eng.
Weiss, R. Lehigh University U.S.A. Are the Rulers of Rep. 7 Philosophers? Eng.
Wersinger, A. G. UFR Philosophie France «Comme si c'etait evident…»: Le mathematicien dans la «Ligne» (Republique VI 510a-) Fr.
Wu, T. Peking University China Rethinking Bernard Williams' Criticism of the City-Soul Analogy in Plato's Republic Eng.
Yamamoto, T. Akita University Japan A New Perspective to the Form of the Good Eng.
Yang. M. H. Dongguk University Korea How Arithmetic is useful for understanding the Good as the Principle of Forms in Plato's Republic Eng.
Younesie, M. Tarbiat Modares University Iran Initiation into the Constitution of Polis through Religion? Politeia 327A-328B Eng.
Yu, H. Seoul National University Korea Doing what belongs to oneself: Justice and the principle of functional differentiation Eng.
Zolotukhina, A. Moscow State University Lomonosov Russia Σωφροσύνη in the Republic and the Charmides: a dogmatic and aporetic points of view. Eng.
Zuolo, F. Università di Pavia Italy Republic's Political Idealism: between Utopia and Ideal Theory Eng.

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