PHILOSOPHY IN ASSOS
July 6-9, 2015
The Concept of Ataraxia in Stoicism, Epicureanism and Scepticism
July 6 Monday
19:00 Temple of Athena: Welcome, Blue Waters, Wine and Sunset
21:30 Dinner at the Village (Assosyal Hotel Restaurant)
July 7 Tuesday
13:30 Monte R. Johnson (University of California San Diego): “Ataraxia and Euthumia: Democritus’ Influence on Hellenistic Philosophy”
15:00 Gisela Striker (Harvard University): “Ataraxia and the Stoics”
16:30 Carlos Levy (University of Paris-Sorbonne): “The Stoic Ataraxia and Its Middle Platonic Sequels”
18:00 John Sellars (King’s College London): “Ataraxia in the Post-Hellenistic Stoicism of Marcus Aurelius”
20:30 Dinner at the Harbour (Nazlıhan Hotel Restaurant)
July 8 Wednesday
13:30 David Wolfsdorf (Temple University): “Epicurus on the Telos of the Mind”
15:00 Richard Bett (Johns Hopkins University): “What’s So Special About Ataraxia?”
16:30 Svavar H. Svavarsson (University of Iceland): “The End of Scepticism According to Sextus Empiricus”
18:00 Örsan K. Öymen (Isik University): “Doubt and Anxiety”
19:30 Dinner (Assos Terrace Hotel Restaurant)
22:30 Classical Music in the Ancient Theater (Anne Monika Sommer-Bloch)
July 9 Thursday
14:00 Visit to the Ancient City of Troy
21:00 Farewell Dinner (Assos Terrace Hotel Restaurant)
11.10 – 12.30: Martina Reuter, Jyväskylä: “The role of passions in Wollstonecraft’s concept of virtue”
Respondent: Zubeyde Karadağ, Hacettepe
12.30 – 13.50: Lunch Break
13.50 – 15.20: Alan Coffee, King’s College London: “Catharine Macaulay and Neo-Roman Republican Theory”
Respondent: Gül Gültekin, Yeditepe
15.20 – 15.40: Tea Break
15.40 – 17.00: Sandrine Berges, Bilkent: “ Phlipon Roland’s Rural Republicanism”
Respondent: Hatice Karaman, Yeditepe
All welcome. Mild refreshments will be provided.
On the occasion of a visit by Dr Martina Reuter (University of Jyväskylä) and Dr Alan Coffee (King’s College London) the Department of Philosophy at Bilkent is hosting a symposium on the work of three philosophers of the late eighteenth century.
If you would like to participate in the event as a respondent, please get in touch with me (email@example.com).
Here is, below, the provisional program.
Three women political philosophers of the late Enlightenment.
Monday 25 May 2015.
11.10 – 12.30: Martina Reuter: “The role of passions in Wollstonecraft’s concept of virtue”
12.30 – 13.50: Lunch Break
13.50 – 15.20: Alan Coffee: “Catharine Macaulay and Neo-Roman Republican Theory”
15.20 – 15.40: Tea Break
15.40 – 17.00: Sandrine Berges: “ Phlipon Roland’s Rural Republicanism”
Abstracts will be posted soon and drafts of the papers will be available to respondents.
Revised Program and call for commentators: Resistance, Disobedience and Coercion, 21-22 May, Bilkent
Our program for the workshop on Resistance, Disobedience and Coercion is now final. We are looking for commentators for papers. If you are planning to be in Ankara on 21 or 22 May, and would be interested in taking part, please get in touch with Lars Vinx (firstname.lastname@example.org), or myself (email@example.com) and we will try to fit you in.
Here is the program below, with abstracts.
Thursday, 21 May 2015
10.00-11.00: Martina Reuter, University of Jyväskylä
Hannah Arendt and John Rawls on the Justification of Civil Disobedience
11.00-12.00: Alberto Siani, Yeditepe University
Legitimacy, Coercion and Resistance in Rawls’ Political Liberalism
12.00-13.30 Lunch Break
13.30-14.30 Sine Bagatur, Erasmus University Rotterdam
The Right to Resistance as the Fundamental Human Right
14.30-15.30 Jacob Maze, Middle Eastern Technical University
Foucault, Governmentality, and Civil Disobedience: A Foucauldian Analysis of Resistance and the Rights of the State
15.30-17.00 Kimberley Brownlee, University of Warwick
The Many Faces of Disobedience
19.00-22.00 Workshop Dinner
Friday, 22 May 2015
10.00-11.00: Amanda Cawston, University of Cambridge
Resistance is Futile? The Problem of Resistance in a World of Alienated Violence
11.00-12.00: Vincent Millou, Sciences Po
The Case for Uncivil Disobedience
12.00-14.00: Lunch Break
14.00-15.00: Jorge Nunez, Manchester Metropolitan University
Normative Systems as Law in Synergy: Validity and Effectiveness
15.00-16.30: Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia
Coercing Obedience – The Authority’s Perspective
Abstracts: Read the rest of this entry »
Originally posted on Feminist History of Philosophy:
The Department of Philosophy at Yeditepe, Istanbul, is offering, jointly with the University of Paderborn, the world’s first Master’s program in the History of Women Philosophers.
The Department of philosophy will host an event to present the new program Joint Master Program on 9th April. The German Minister for Innovation, Science, and Research of Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, Frau Svenja Schulze, will attend the opening and Prof. Dr. Ruth Hagengruber, head of Paderborn Philosophy Department, will give a talk entitled “2600 Years History of Women Philosophers”. The event will take place in German and Turkish – program below. Everybody welcome, please share!