16-18 février 2017 // Allegiance, System, and Use of Texts. On Auctoritas of the Master and Dealing with Authoritative Texts in Platonism and Epicureanism in the Hellenistic and Imperial Age

Allegiance, System, and Use of Texts. On Auctoritas of the Master and Dealing with Authoritative Texts in Platonism and Epicureanism in the Hellenistic and Imperial Age

Organisation : Michael Erler,  Jan Erik Heßler, Federico Petrucci



Thursday (February 16, 2017)

13:00-14:45            Registration

14:45-15:15            Opening: Federico Petrucci, Michael Erler, Jan Erik Heßler et al.


15:15-16:45            Chair: Michael Erler

Federico Petrucci: Authority Beyond Doctrines: Plato Without (Middle) Platonism in the I Century BCE

Bruno Centrone: Authority and Doctrine in the Pseudo-Pythagorica

16:45-17:15             Coffee


17:15-18:00              Chair: Christian Tornau

Christoph Markschies: Again: Origen and Platonism


18:30                        Dinner with all participants 


Friday (February 17, 2017)

9:30-11:00               Chair: Federico Petrucci

George Boys-Stones: Plato’s Authority, Plato’s School, and Platonism

Jan Opsomer: The Epistemic Authority of Philosophical Predecessors in Plutarch of Cheronea


11:00-11:30            Coffee


11:30-13:00             Chair: George Boys-Stones

Franco Ferrari: Il fine filosofico delle strategie filologiche nell’esegesi plutarchea dei dialoghi di Platone

Riccardo Chiaradonna: Exegesis, Criticism and Integration: The Reception of Aristotle’s Physics in

early Neoplatonism (Plotinus and Porphyry)

13:00-14:30            Lunch break


14:30-16:00            Chair: Jan Opsomer

Christian Tornau: Kathegemon. Zur Funktion der Berufung auf den philosophischen Lehrer in den

neuplatonischen Kommentaren

Michael Erler: Mulier tam imperiosae auctoritatis. Zur Rolle von auctoritas in griechischer und

römischer Philosophie


16:00-16:30           Coffee


16:30-18:00            Chair: Francesco Verde

Jan Erik Heßler: Orthodoxy and Innovation in the School of Epicurus. Some Thoughts

Vincenzo Damiani: Ἀστασιαστοτάτη πολιτεία (Numenius). Epicurean Allegiance from the Outside Perspective


18:30                       Chair: Mauro Tulli

David Sedley: Philosophical Authority in the Ancient World


19:30                         Reception

Saturday (February 18, 2017)

9:30-11:00              Chair: Jürgen Hammerstaedt

Dino De Sanctis: La parola autorevole: i generi letterari nella produzione del Kepos

Margherita Erbì: Le lettere di Epicuro come testo autorevole nel Kepos


11:00-11:30            Coffee


11:30-13:00            Chair: Dino De Sanctis

Giuliana Leone: Ortodossia e auctoritas: i libri del Περὶ φύϲεωϲ nella tradizione della Scuola di Epicuro

Michael McOsker: Demetrius Laco on the Auctoritas of the Master


13:00-14:30            Lunch break


14:30-16:00            Chair: Holger Essler

Tiziano Dorandi: Filodemo e Zenone di Sidone: Da Atene a Ercolano

Dirk Obbink: Orthodoxy and Innovation in Philodemus’ On Piety


16:00-16:30            Coffee


16:30-18:30             Chair: Jan Erik Heßler

David Konstan: The Theory of Authority: Aristotle, Plutarch, and the Critique of  Epicureanism

Jürgen Hammerstaedt: Epicurus and his Doctrine in the Inscription of Diogenes of Oenoagda


Closing discussion


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