|Date||07 December 2020|
|Time||14:45 CET - 17:50 CET|
The international workshop “Ancient Life Sciences: Aristotelian and Hellenistic Approaches” – hosted by Dr. Inna Kupreeva and Prof. Tieleman – includes papers concerned with the foundations of thinking about life and living beings, from Aristotle to Alexander of Aphrodisias, with special reference to the reception of Aristotelian biology: Hellenistic philosophers and medical scientists anchored their innovations in Aristotelian biology or developed their theories in conscious opposition to it.
15.00-15.50: Dr Giouli Korobili (Utrecht): ‘Sustenance and Ecological Thinking in Aristotle’s and Lucretius’ Explanations of Natural Phenomena.’
15.50-16.00: Break I.
16.00-16.50: Richard Schorlemmer MA (Fribourg): ‘The body as empsychon or organon apsychon: Early Peripatetic difficulties to describe the soul-body relation in voluntary action.’
16.50-17.00: Break II.
17.00-17.50: Dr Ben Harriman (Edinburgh): ‘Causes and Perceptions: Poseidonius on Parmenides.’
All times are CET (= UTC +1).