Philosophy in assos

Old Aug 25th, 2020, 02:20 AM
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Philosophy in assos

Due to Covid 19, this year's conference was delayed, but will soon take place.

If you can make it, you will love the location, the views, the antique sites, the cool Aegean, the good food and the pleasant company.

If you cannot make it, the following link will give you an idea of what you will be missing.
https://www.fodors.com/community/fod...travel-846996/

Note that Anatolia and Philosophy are timeless when brought together.



Philosophy in AssosPHILOSOPHY IN ASSOS 20th ANNIVERSARY

September 30-October 3, 2020

Ancient Philosophy and Science in Asia Minor

September 30 Wednesday

19:00 Temple of Athena: Welcome, wine, the blue sea and sunset

21:30 Dinner at the harbour (Nazlıhan Hotel Restaurant)



October 1 Thursday

14:00 Örsan K. Öymen (FMV Işık University): “The Anatolian Enlightenment”

15:30 James Griffith (Middle East Technical University): “The Natural Geometry of Hesiod's 'Chaos' and Anaximander's 'Apeiron'”

17:00 Geoffrey Bowe (Istanbul Technical University): “Anaxagoras and Plato: From Natural Science to Socratic Humanism”

18:30 Cemil Güzey (Mimar Sinan University): “Heraclitus, Logos and Mythos”

20:30 Akşam Yemeği (Assos Terrace Otel Restaurant)



October 2 Friday

14:00 Robert James Hankinson (University of Texas at Austin): “Mathematics and Physics in Aristotle's Theory of the Ether”

15:30 Robert Howton (Koç University): “Aristotle on the End of an Organism's Nature”

17:00 Daniel Wolt (Bilkent University): “Aristotle on Intellectual Vice”

18:30 Ömer Aygün (Galatasaray University): “Aristotle in Assos: A Reevaluation of the Anatolian Period”

22:30 Classical music at the ancient theater: Anne Monika Sommer-Bloch (solo violin)



October 3 Saturday

14:00 Visit to the ruins and museum of Troy

21:00 Farewell dinner (Assos Terrace Hotel Restaurant)

PS: The meetings will take place at the Assos Terrace Hotel. (Telephone: 90-286-7640285). All talks and discussions are in English. There will be no translations. Every presentation and session is 1 hour. There will be a 30 minute break between each session. (Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, participation will be limited; a distance of at least 2 meters will be kept between each person at the seating arrangement during the talks and events; free masks will be distributed before all talks and events).

About the speakers:

Robert James Hankinson: University of Texas at Austin, Department of Philosophy (Professor). His area of interest and research: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, History of Science. He is the author of the books “The Sceptics”, “Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought”, “On the Therapeutic Method”, “Galen on Antecedent Causes” and of numerous articles in his area.

Örsan K. Öymen: FMV Işık University, Department of Political Science (Professor); founder and president of the Association of Philosophy, Art and Science; founder and director of the project “Philosophy in Assos”. His area of interest and research: Epistemology, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Sextus, Hume, Nietzsche, Marx. He is the author of the books “Hume”, “Tanrı Var mıdır?”, “Karanlıktan Yağan Kar” and “Varlık ve Kuşku” (forthcoming) and of numerous articles in his area.

Geoffrey Bowe: İstanbul Technical University, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (Associate Professor). His area of interest and research: Ancient Greek Philosophy, History of Ideas, Philosophy of Art, Plato, Plotinus. He is the author of the books “Plotinus and the Platonic Metaphysical Hierarchy” and “Platon’un Devlet’i Üzerine Makaleler” and of numerous articles in his area.

Cemil Güzey: Mimar Sinan University, Department of Philosophy (Associate Professor). His area of interest and research: Ontology, Ethics, Aesthetics, Logic, Philosophy of Language, Heraclitus, Epictetus, Aurelius, Hobbes, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Hartmann. He is the author of numerous articles in his area.

Ömer Aygün: Galatasaray University, Department of Philosophy (Assistant Professor). His area of interest and research: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Phenomenology, Ancient Greek Paleography, Plato, Aristotle. He is the author of the books “The Middle Included - Logos in Aristotle”, “Taş Gün” and “Koro” and of various articles in his area.

James Griffith: Middle East Technical University, Department of Philosophy (Assistant Professor). His area of interest and research: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Hobbes, Descartes. He is the author of various articles in his area.

Robert Howton: Koç University, Department of Philosophy (Assistant Professor). His area of interest and research: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Perception. He is the author of various articles in his area.

Daniel Wolt: Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy (Assistant Professor). His area of interest and research: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Ethics, Kant. He is the author of various articles in his area.
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Thanks for sharing this, OC. It sounds like an interesting conference in a beautiful place. Enjoy.

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