Postgraduate student and PhD candidate workshop (28-29/3)


Philosophy Laboratory: Texts and Interpretations


Postgraduate student and PhD candidate workshop

March 28-29, 2018

Faculty of Philosophy, Old Building, Room 215


Postgraduate students and PhD candidates of AUTH will present their work in a two-day workshop, organized by the Philosophy Laboratory: Texts and Interpretations, in co-operation with the University of Bonn. Prof. Christoph Horn and Dr. Denis Walter (University of Bonn), along with members of the Philosophy Department of AUTH, will actively participate in the workshop and comment on the presentations.

  • Presentations will be 30 minutes long, followed by a 20-minute discussion.
  • Language: English.
  • Attendance of the Workshop is open to all interested members of the AUTH community.




Wednesday, March 28 (09:30-14:00)

09.30        Ioannis Alysandratos: Plato: The Hands of Dianoia

10.30        Evangelia Theodoroudi: The Anonymous' Commentary on Plato's Theaetetus: Some Comments

        11.20-12.00: Break

12.00        Vasileios Nikas: Degrees of Reality or Degrees of Truth? An Examination of the “Metaphysical Paradox” of G.Vlastos

13.00        Pavlos Silvestros: Unity of Antipoetic Polemic in Plato's “Republic”


Thursday, March 29 (09:30-14:00)

09.30        Ioanna Fafka: The Doctrine of Power: Thrasymachus and his “Predecessors”

10.30        Vasia Vergouli: We Are Doing Just Fine: “ta kala kai ta dikaia” in Aristotle's Ethics

        11.20-12.00: Break

12.00        Eleni Potsa: Epicurus and the City: The Garden between Utopia and Reality

13.00        Konstantinos Grigoriadis: Two Republican Conceptions of Liberty: Hannah Arendt and Philip Pettit


Scientific coordination: Assoc. Prof. Panagiotis Thanassas (