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CAM Symposium: The New Edition of the Earliest Greek Philosophers

  • Columbia University Italian Academy, 5th Floor Confrence Room New York, NY (map)

The Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia invites you to an all-day symposium celebrating the new Loeb Classical Library edition of Early Greek Philosophy. Please visit the CAM website for more details: 


9:30-9:45am: Introductory remarks (W.V. Harris and Jeffrey Henderson)

9:45-11:00am: Discussion on the making of the new edition of Early Greek Philosophy (Glenn Most and André Laks)

11:00-11:15am: Coffee break

11:15am-12:15pm: André Laks - "How Preplatonic worlds became ensouled: an episode in the history of reception," followed by discussion.

12:15-1:00pm: David Sider - "Repetition in Empedocles," followed by discussion.

1:00-2:30pm: Lunch break

2:30-3:30pm: Glenn W. Most - "Thales and the Beginning of Philosophy," followed by discussion.

3:30-4:15pm: Christian Wildberg - "Two New Editions of the Presocratics – and What to Do With Them," followed by discussion.

4:15-4:45: Break for refreshments

4:45-5:30pm: Round-table discussion (featuring Marc Van De Mieroop, Dhananjay Jagannathan, Katja Vogt, Glenn Most, and André Laks).