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  1. Alberto Bernabé, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Dionysus in the Derveni Papyrus. 

  2. Alexandre Costa, Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brasil), On the interdependence between contents and literary forms in Parmenides’ Poem.

  3. André L. Braga da Silva, Universidade de São Paulo (Brasil), “Everything flows like a river”: a Heraclitean or Platonic creation? 

  4. André Rehbinder, Université Paris Nanterre (France), The bodily nature of logos in Gorgias' Encomium of Helen.

  5. Arnaud Macé, Université de Franche-Comté (France), Pherecydes' winged oak and the vegetal cosmology of the Ancient Greeks.

  6. Barbara Sattler, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany), The void in early Pythagoreanism.

  7. Benjamin Folit-Weinberg, Ohio State University (USA), No matter? aēr and causal minimalism in early Greek thought.

  8. Bernardo Berruecos Frank, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico), Parmenidean Interfaces. The interaction between meter, rhythm and textual criticism in Parmenides’ Poem. 

  9. Bruno Fernandes Santos, Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brazil), On the issue of reorganize Parmenides Poem: some remarks about the necessity of not separate δόξαι from cosmology.

  10. Bruno Loureiro Conte, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Brazil), Necessity and the Second Way of Inquiry in Parmenides’ Cosmological Thinking.

  11. Cara Rei Cummings, Morgan State University (USA), Epistemic Contextualism in Gorgias’s Encomium of Helen.

  12. Carey Seal, University of California (USA), Anaxagoras and the Autonomy of Ethics.

  13. Caterina Pellò, University of Geneva (Switzerland/Italy), Presocratic Theories of Birth and Pregnancy.

  14. Celso Vieira, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany), The persistence of human-scale items in Heraclitus.

  15. Claudia Luchetti, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen / Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz / University of Basel (Germany/Switzerland), “The Things that I prize the most”. The Dawn of Subjectivity in Heraclitus.

  16. Colin C. Smith, Penn State University (USA), Democritus on Care for the Soul.

  17. Daniel Mazza Matos, Universidade Federal do Ceará (Brazil), The incorporeality of what-is in Melissus of Samos.

  18. Daniela Brinati Furtado, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), Is the trustworthiness of logos sufficient to lead the way to knowledge? 

  19. Deyvis Deniz Machín, Universidad Central de Venezuela / Universidad de Barcelona (Venezuela/Spain), Diógenes de Apolonia: ἀνὴρ φυσικός / Diogenes ofApollonia: ἀνὴρ φυσικός.

  20. Elsa Bouchard, Université de Montréal (Canada), The language of polytheism in Heraclitus.

  21. Enrico Piergiacomi, Israel Institute of Technology/ Bruno Kessler Foundation (Israel/Italy), Anaxarchus against Divination. An Anti-Democritean Polemic? 

  22. Erick D'Luca, Universidade de Brasilia (Brazil), Pythagorean Vestiges in Plato's Timaeus.

  23. Esteban Bieda, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), Capturando el lógos. Distintas formas de conocimiento en Heráclito de Éfeso.

  24. Étienne Ménard, Université de Franche-Comté (France), Circular Motions and Cosmogonic Vortices.

  25. Felipe Gall, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Why is Democritus the "laughing philosopher"?

  26. Fernanda M. Borges da Costa, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), From Cosmos to Chaos: Unravelling Aeschylus' Oresteia and Prometheus Bound through the Presocratic Lenses.

  27. Gabriele Cornelli, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil), Was Pythagoras Italic? Phytagoreanism and the ethnic superiority of  "Italic Philosophy".

  28. Giovanni Trovato, Università di Pisa (Italy), Pythagorean cosmogony transformed. An appraisal of the doxographical evidence.

  29. Gustavo Laet Gomes, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), "I went to Athens and no one knew me'.

  30. Henrique Buldrini Barreto, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), Certainly, a physician: a discussion about the authorship of De Arte.

  31. Hynek Bartoš, Charles University (Czech Republic), The Presocratic roots of the Hippocratic concept of balanced mixtures.

  32. Ilan Moradi, Beijing Normal University (China), The contribution of Philolaus' concept of substance to Aristotle's theory of substance.

  33. Ivanete Pereira, Universidade Federal do Amazonas (Brazil), Empedocles and the sacred trees: an essay to expand readings of fr. DK 31 B 140.

  34. Keith Begley and Leon Wash, Durham University / Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), Empedocles the Rhymester: On Homoioteleuton before Gorgias.; 

  35. Leonardo Franchi, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vegata" (Italy), Parmenidean echoes in Protagoras’ re-appropriation of Heraclitus.

  36. Liliana Carolina Sánchez Castro, University of Antioquia (Colombia), Aristotle on Anaxagoras' Intellect.

  37. Lucas Manuel Álvarez, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), A microphysics of codification in Antiphon.

  38. Lucas Soares, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), "Time is another river." Borges and Heracltus.

  39. Luís Márcio Nogueira Fontes, Instituto Federal do Alagoas (Brasil), Zeno's anti-Eleaticism.

  40. Luke Parker, Norwich University (USA), Phusis and Logos in Heraclitus.

  41. Manfred Kraus, University of Tübingen (Germany), Heraclitus, Writing and Reading, and the Bow Fragment B 48.

  42. Marco Antonio Santamaría, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Dionysus, Demeter and the Homeric Heroes in Metrodorus’ Allegoresis. 

  43. Marco Guerrieri, Università di Napoli "Federico II" (Italy), διάκοσμος ἐοικώς πάντα? A new interpretation of Parm. 28 B 1, 7, 8 DK.

  44. Marina Volf, Institute of Philosophy and Law of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science (Russia), Intentional and epistemic arguments in Gorgias’ On non being.

  45. Martim Silva, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brasil), The word and the world: language and reality in Heraclitus of Ephesus.

  46. Matilde Berti, Durham University (UK), Binary Oppositions in Greek Philosophy: Female and Male in Parmenides.

  47. Matilde Brémond, Université Clermont-Auvergne (France), Does Gorgias have a coherent theory of language? 

  48. Max Bergamo, University of Padua / Yale University (Italy/USA), "Immortal Mortals - Mortals Immortals ...". A Short History and Some New Testimonies of Heraclitus’ Fragment B62 DK.

  49. Melle van Duijn, University of Oklahoma (USA), A New Look at Heraclitus’ Epistemology.

  50. Michael M. Shaw, Utah Valley University (USA), Ὑπένερθε in Homer and Empedocles.

  51. Michel Menezes da Costa, Instituto Federal da Bahia / Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brasil), Enigma and interpretation in Derveni Papyrus.

  52. Miriam Peixoto, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), The plurivocity and centrality of the notion of measure in the framework of Democritus' ethical reflection.

  53. Nazyheli Aguirre de la Luz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico), Mechanisms of Sense Perception and Knowledge in Empedocles.

  54. Nicholas J. Molinari, Salve Regina University (USA), Beholding the Beauty of the New Philosophical Horizon: An Overview of the Acheloios-Thales Connection and its Significance for a 21st - Century Philosophical Hermeneutic.

  55. Nicola S. Galgano, Universidade de São Paulo (Brasil), The second thesis of Gorgia’s treatise “On what is not or on nature” and its relation with Eleaticism.

  56. Patricia Nakayama, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana (Brasil), 

  57. Pedro Mauricio Garcia Dotto, Universidade de Brasilia (Brazil), The parricide of Parmenides in Plato’s Phaedrus: Truth, Persuasion, and Speech.

  58. Rafael César Pitt, Universidade Federal do Amapá (Brazil), Revisiting Bianchi.

  59. Rafael Moreno González, Universidad Católica del Perú / Universidad del Pacífico (Peru), How politically engaged were the pre-Socratic philosophers? The cases of Pythagoras, Parmenides, and Zeno.

  60. Ricardo Salles, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico), Meteorology and basic substances in Anaximander.

  61. Rogério Gimenes de Campos, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana (Brasil), Archelaus'philosophy.

  62. Sarah Feldman, University of Ottawa (Canada), Heraclitus’ [Anti]logos and the Limits of Human Speech.

  63. Silvio Marino, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II” / Universidade de Brasília(Italy/Brazil), Humoral and atomistic theory on embryology in De genitura/De natura Pueri and Democritus 

  64. Simon Trépanier, University of Edinburgh (UK), Heraclitus in Column IV of the Derveni papyrus: Three new suggestions.

  65. Teodoro Rennó Assunção, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brasil), Two different propositions by Heraclitus about death: fragment 21 D and fragment 27 D.

  66. Teresa Padilla, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico), Anaximenes’ Ἀήρ as a respiratory model for explaining the living cosmos.

  67. Teresa Rodriguez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico), The reception of Empedocles in the Renaissance: Pico della Mirandola.

  68. Vitor Milione, Université de Montréal (Canada), The Presocratics’ Reception in Xenophon’s Memorabilia: Socrates’ Views on Cosmology.

  69. Viviane Veloso Pereira Rodegheri, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), The journey of the mortal and the embrionary reflections in Parmenides' Poem.

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