|Date||08 December 2020|
|Time||10:00 CET - 12:50 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.
10.00-10.50: Chiara Cecconi MA (Utrecht): ‘Herophilus of Chalcedon on Pneuma and the Nervous System: Between Aristotelian Heritage and Novel Discoveries.’
10.50-11.00: Break I.
11.00-11.50: Dr. Aistė Čelkytė (Utrecht), ‘Movers and Shakers: Galen on the nature of demiurgic acts.’
11.50-12.00: Break II.
12.00-12.50: Prof. dr. Teun Tieleman (Utrecht): ‘Galen on the Notion of Life.’
All times are CET (= UTC +1).