World Congress “Aristotle 2400 years”


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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Interdisciplinary Centre for Aristotle Studies

Thessaloniki – Ancient Stageira – Ancient Mieza

May 23-28, 2016
First Circular: Call for Papers

The “Interdisciplinary Centre for Aristotle Studies” of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is proud to announce its forthcoming World Congress in celebration of the 2.400th anniversary of Aristotle’s birth. The Congress will focus on topics in the following areas:

I. Philosophy of Nature

1. Physics
2. Biology
3. Psychology
4. Astronomy
5. Meteorology

II. Philosophy of Human Action

1. Ethics
2. Politics
3. Rhetoric
4. Poetics

III. First Philosophy

1. Ontology
2. Cosmology
3. Theology

IV. Theory of Thinking

1. Logic
2. Epistemology
3. Methods of Inquiry

V. Aristotle’s works

1. Transmission
2. Edition
3. Authenticity

VI. Aristotle in the History of Philosophy

1. Predecessors
2. Contemporaries
3. Aristotelian Tradition
VII. Aristotle and Contemporary Thought
Scholars interested in presenting a paper at the Conference are invited to submit their paper in English [3.500 words (footnotes and bibliography not included)] and an abstract (200 words) in English by September 15, 2015 (deadline).

Technical details for submission of papers will be provided soon on the website of the Congress:

Papers may be presented either in English or in Greek.

Applicants will be informed by December 31, 2015 about their acceptance. The most challenging papers will be considered for one of the Plenary Sessions.

It would be very helpful if those who intend to submit a paper could let us know in advance (up to May 31, 2015) the tentative title of their paper and to which thematic area they intend to address.

Please, send this information to Professor Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou:

There will be a conference fee (to be announced), and attendants are encouraged to find financial support from their own institutions. Early subscription will be possible until January 31, 2016.

Professor Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou
World Congress “Aristotle 2400 Years

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