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Philosophy in Early Christian Texts (ATWAP 2024)

March 8, 2024 - March 9, 2024

Programme (updated)

Friday, March 8

Chair: Joseph Gerbasi

9:30  Anna Marmodoro (Durham), Augustine on Creation

11:00 Gretchen Reydams-Schils (Notre Dame), Augustine’s De Ordine

— lunch —

Chair: Lloyd Gerson

3:00 Stephen Menn (McGill / Berlin), Plotinus, Victorinus, Augustine

4:30 Sarah Byers (Boston College), Trinitarian metaphysics in the Confessions: Marius Victorinus and the Neoplatonic triad ‘being, life, mind’. Commentator: Rui Xu (Toronto)

— speaker dinner (7:30)   —


Saturday, March 9

Chair: Rareș Marinescu

9:30 Matyáš Havrda (Czech Academy of Sciences), Rethinking the Foundations: Clement of Alexandria on Faith as a Philosophical Choice. Commentator: Peter Bayer (Toronto)

11:30 Aaron Johnson (Lee), Cyril of Alexandria’s Against Julian

— lunch —

Chair: Jessica Gelber

3:00 Hubertus Drobner (Paderborn), Gregory of Nyssa’s Philosophical Sources in his Treatise In Hexaemeron

4:30 George Karamanolis (Vienna), Method and Argument in Gregory of Nyssa, On soul and Resurrection. Commentator: Jacob Dvorak (Toronto)

— conference dinner —


Attendance is free: no registration required (except for conference dinner).


March 8, 2024
March 9, 2024


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