Brigham Young University, Provo, UTAH (USA),

23 - 27 June 2008

Chair

Daniel W. Graham

Speakers
 

Science


Daniel W. Graham—
"Presocratic Astronomy and Ionian Science"

The Milesians


Apostolos Pierris—
"The Logical Order of Presocratic Chronology"

Thales


Serge Mouraviev—
"A New Look at Thales"

Livio Rossetti—
"Talete, Anassimandro, e gli architetti"

Andreas Schwab—
"Between Reception and Construction:
A New Examination of Some Old Testimonies
of Thales of Miletus"

Heraclitus


Francesc Casadesús—
"Why Was a Delian Diver Required to Understand Heraclitus? D.L. 2.22 and 9.12"

Lucia Saudelli—
"I ‘cadaveri’ di Eraclito (fr. 96 Dk) e
la polemica pagana di Simplicio"

Pythagoreans


Carl Huffman—
"Did Pythagoras Develop an Ionian Style Cosmology?"

Richard McKirahan—
"The Metaphysics of Philolaus"

Gabriele Cornelli—
"Philolaus’ Epistemology:
"The Method of Archai Between Ionian and
Eleatic Philosophy"

Keynote address


David Runia—
"Aëtiana: Observations on the Use of the Diaeresis
in the Placita"

The Sophists


Maria Cecília Coelho de Miranda M. N.—
"Gorgias’ On Not-Being: Rhetoric and Logic"

Marco Antonio Santamaria—
"Alternative Wisdom for a Polis in Crisis:
Sophists and Orphics in the Athens of Socrates"

Symposium on Alexander P. D. Mourelatos—
The Route of Parmenides, 2nd edition


*Chair: Michael Shaw


Presenter: Emese Mogyorodi
Commentators: Richard McKirahan, Patricia Curd
Response: Alexander Mourelatos

Parmenides


Patricia Curd—
"Parmenides on Thought"

Herbert Granger—
"Parmenides on Being and Thought"

Parmenides on Doxa


Alberto Bernabé—
"Uses of Negative Adjectives by Presocratic Philosophers"

Scott Austin—
"Is There Appearance?
The Problem of Parmenidean Doxa"

Nestor-Luís Cordero—
"Deconstruction of Parmenidean Doxa"

Beatriz Bossi—
"On the Epistemological Interpretation 
of Parmenides DK B16"

Presentation on multi-spectral imaging and
Herculaneum Papyri


Apostolos Pierris—
"Heraclitus and the Derveni Papyrus:
Column iv Reconstituted on the Evidence
of Multispectral Imaging"

Philosophical Developments


Omar Álvarez—
"Anonymous’ Mocker of Parmenides and
Zeno’s Eleatic Orthodoxy"

Aryeh Finkelberg—
"Milesian Ideas of God, Soul, and the World"

The Pluralists


John E. Sisko—
"On the Question of Homeomerity 
in Anaxagorean Physics"

Simon Trépanier—
"Empedocles and His Demons"

Miriam Peixoto—
"Sur le concevoir et le percevoir:
à propos de fragment 68 A 105 DK"

T. M. Robinson—
"Parmenides, Diogenes of Apollonia, and their Successors on Cognitive Achievement"

First Biennial Conference

IAPS International Association for Presocratic Studies Conference:

Ionian Philosophy and Science 

Symposium on Alexander P. D. Mourelatos, The Route of Parmenides, 2nd edition