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Conference: "Aristotelianism and Galenism in Philosophy: Galen, Alexander, Râzî, Fârâbî"

  • When Jan 18, 2013 04:00 to Jan 20, 2013 12:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC100)
  • Where Topoi-Haus, Raum 1.03
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Visiting speakers:
Peter Adamson (Munich)
Pauline Koetschet (Cairo)
Alison Laywine (Berlin / Montreal)

Organization: Stephen Menn (Berlin)

Friday, January 18
16:00–18:00 Pauline Koetschet: Galen’s De Demonstratione in Râzî ’s Doubts on Galen


Saturday, January 19
10:00–12:00 Peter Adamson: Galen and Râzî on Time and Place
12:00–14:00 lunch
14:00–16:00 Peter Adamson: Râzî on Soul and Prophecy
16:00–17:00 coffee break
17:00–19:00 Pauline Koetschet: Râzî and Fârâbî as critics of Galen: Where is the ruling part of the soul?

Sunday, January 20
10:00–12:00 Alison Laywine: Fârâbî on Music as an Aristotelian Science

All texts, as well as some texts of Râzî in English translation and perhaps some handouts for other sessions, will be circulated to participants via dropbox. Participants are therefore asked to sign up by Thursday January 17 by sending an e-mail to: galen-conference@ancient-philosophy.de