Call for Abstracts: The 2020 meeting of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies in Athens, Greece (June 10-14, 2020), held in conjunction with the American College of Greece.
The International Society for Neoplatonic Studies (ISNS) invites submissions of abstracts for the 2020 meeting in Athens, Greece (June 10-14, 2020).This year’s panels embrace a wide range of themes and topics in the Platonic tradition, spanning from antiquity to the modern period.
People may present in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, or Greek. Speakers presenting in a language other than English are encouraged to give printed copies of their papers.
All abstracts are due by February 24, 2020. Please submit abstracts (a maximum of one page) directly to the panel organizers’ emails, as listed on the official call for abstracts: https://www.isns.us/2020PanelsforAthensConference.pdf. Those presenting must be ISNS members before the meeting.
The ISNS also will be offering travel grants for students and early career scholars to attend this year’s meeting. More information about these awards can be found here: https://preview.tinyurl.com/ISNSTravelGrant.
For more information please visit the ISNS website: https://www.isns.us/.
Panels in alphabetical order:
- A Text Worthy of Plotinus
- Augustine of Hippo’s Reception of the Neoplatonic Tradition
- Blurring the boundaries: Ficino’s Philosophy after Ficino?
- Delphic Philosophy
- Emotions in Early Modern Platonic Philosophy
- Marsilio Ficino as a Commentator
- Nature and Soul in the Greek Neoplatonic Tradition
- Neoplatonic Aesthetics
- Neo-Platonic and Gnostic exegeses of late-antique divine revelations: Corpus Hermeticum, Chaldean Oracles, Gnostic revealed texts
- Neoplatonic Procession and the East: Towards a Comparative Analytics
- Neoplatonic thought in a contemporary perspective: metaphysics, morals and the environmental crisis
- Neoplatonism and Democratic Thinking / Néoplatonisme et Pensée Démocratique
- Neoplatonism in Comparative Light: Individuality and how it expands through Ascent
- Neoplatonism in the late Middle Ages: from Eckhart to Cusanus
- Non-Anachronistic Neoplatonic Readings of Plato
- Plato’s Reception in Modern (Historiography of) Philosophy (from the 18th century until now)
- Platonism and Christian Thought in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Rivals, alliances, or merely a continuum?
- Plotinus and the Gnostics
- Plotinus’ Metaphysics
- Plotinus’ Rational Approach to Artistic Beauty and its Impact on Twentieth Century Art and Science.
- Proclus and Causes: problems in epistemology, ethics, and metaphysics
- Prophecy, Divination, and Foreknowledge in Neoplatonism: the God(esse)s of Providence
- (Re-)Considering Platonic Dubia
- Sex, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll: Means of Ascent in the Platonic Tradition
- Soul, Intellect, and Afterlife
- The Argumentative Structure and Method of Presentation of Proclus’ Elements of Theology
- The Divine and the Natural World: Animals, Place, Time, and the Environment in the Platonic Tradition
- The Neoplatonists on method, style and epistemic advancement Reconsidering the Middle-/Neo-Platonic Divide
- The Plato-Homer Question in Antiquity: Philosophers and Scholars
- Theandrites: Byzantine Philosophy and Christian Platonism