CONF: Filosofia e Arte Nella Tarda Antichita

FILOSOFIA E ARTE NELLA TARDA ANTICHITÀ
International Seminar

Catania, 8-9 November 2012
Department of Humanities
Monastero dei Benedettini
Coro di notte

Thursday November 8th 2012
h. 9:30 – session 1

Introduction

Chairperson: Francesco Romano

Aldo Brancacci (Università di Roma TorVergata), Musica e filosofia nel De musica di Aristide Quintiliano

Tea and coffee

Sebastian F. Moro Tornese (Royal Holloway, University of London), Musical aesthetics and the transformation of the soul in Neoplatonism

h. 12:15 Guided tour of the Monastery by Officine Culturali

h. 13:30 Lunch

h. 15:00 – session 2

Chairperson: Aldo Brancacci

Anne Sheppard (Royal Holloway, University of London), “To see a world in a grain of sand”: Proclus’ literary theory and aesthetics

Pierre Destrée (Université catholique de Louvain), Philodemus and the late Neoplatonists on Aristotle’s Katharsis

Tea and coffee

Alessandro Stavru (Berlin, Freie Universität), Ekphrasis e verosimiglianza nelle EIKONEΣ di Filostrato il vecchio

h. 18:30 Excursions (via dei Crociferi, Piazza del Duomo)

h. 20:00 Dinner

Friday November 9th 2012
h. 9:15 – session 3

chaiperson: Maria Barbanti

Daniele Iozzia (Università di Catania), «Come mai l’oro è bello?»: Plotino, Enn. I 6 (1) 1, 34 e i Cappadoci

Tea and coffee

Concetto Martello (Università di Catania), “Pulchrum” e “pulchritudo” in Giovanni Eriugena

h. 13:30 Lunch

Participants: R. Loredana Cardullo, Giovanna R. Giardina, Giovanni Lombardo, Chiara Militello, Andrea Vella, Valentina Aruta, Daniele Granata, Gianfranco Iannizzotto, Ivan Licciardi, Giuseppe Muscolino.

For enquiries or further information please contact Dr Daniele Iozzia: iozziad AT unict.it

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