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Talks at Ancient Philosophy Istanbul (AFİ) Fall 2019

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Ancient Philosophy Istanbul is organizing the following meetings as part of its 2019 Fall Conference Program:
  • On October 2, 9, 16 and 23rd, Geoffrey Bowe (İTÜ) shall give a four-session seminar in English, entitled “On Plato’s Republic“. The titles of the sessions are:
    • October 2nd: Structure, Character, Symbolism, Setting: Prosopography and the Politics of the Peloponnesian War
    • October 9th: Which justice? Whose rationality? Inter-psychic and Intra-psychic Justice in the City-Soul Analogy
    • October 16th: Puppets, Sunshine and the Afterlife: Noble Lies and Orphic Myths
    • October 23rd: Platonic Eudaimonism: Justice as the Health of the Soul
  • On November 27th, Levent Kavas (Yeditepe Üniversitesi) shall give a conference in Turkish, entitled “Eski Yunan Felsefesinin İlk Çağı: Ne Durumdayız?”.
  • On December 11 and 18th, Hakan Yücefer shall give a two-session seminar in Turkish, entitled “Badiou’nun Devlet‘i”. The first session is entitled “Bugün Platon’u Okumak”, the second “İş Bölümü, Demokrasi ve Komünizm”.


All meetings are on Wednesdays at 6pm at GSÜ Erdoğan Teziç Salonu. Contact: cansuakarsu@gmail.com

Written by Ömer Aygün

August 30, 2019 at 11:19 am

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