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Read more at: Workshop: The Rational Theology of the Cambridge Platonists | 28th and 29th July 2022

Workshop: The Rational Theology of the Cambridge Platonists | 28th and 29th July 2022

13 July 2022

Workshop: The Rational Theology of the Cambridge Platonists Cambridge University Divinity Faculty 28th and 29th July 2022 Organised by the Cambridge Platonist Research Caucus and the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism Thursday, 28th July, 5.00: Beierwaltes Lecture Thomas Hanke, Münster: “Aspects of the ‘inner...


Read more at: Professor Dominique Poirel | Pseudo-Dionysius and the West. The stages and effects of his reception on medieval Latin thinkers

Professor Dominique Poirel | Pseudo-Dionysius and the West. The stages and effects of his reception on medieval Latin thinkers

16 May 2022

On the 23 of May, 5-6.30 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host Professor Dominique Poirel, who will hold the seminar: " Pseudo-Dionysius and the West. The stages and effects of his reception on medieval Latin thinkers ". The meeting will be on zoom. Zoom link: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/...


Read more at: Rupert Sheldrake | Forms and the Causes of Forms

Rupert Sheldrake | Forms and the Causes of Forms

16 May 2022

Thursday 19th May , 6 PM The Cambridge Center for the Study of Platonism Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9BS Zoom link: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/96303164461?pwd=cDU5bVlTT3MyR3V5VDJDd1dhelgz... A long debate about the nature and causes of forms has been going on at least since...


Read more at: Making Forms. Matter, Life, and Plastic Natures from Classical Antiquity to Romanticism

Making Forms. Matter, Life, and Plastic Natures from Classical Antiquity to Romanticism

16 May 2022

Making Forms. Matter, Life, and Plastic Natures from Classical Antiquity to Romanticism 19th and 20th of May 2022 Organised by Anna Corrias (University of Cambridge) and Douglas Hedley (University of Cambridge) Runcie Room , Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, West Road Cambridge CB3 9BS Zoom link: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom...


Read more at: Professor Jean-Marc Narbonne | Religion, Rhetoric and Politics in Sophocles‘ Antigone: some reflections

Professor Jean-Marc Narbonne | Religion, Rhetoric and Politics in Sophocles‘ Antigone: some reflections

1 May 2022

On the 9 th of May, 5-6.30 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host Professor Jean-Marc Narbonne, who will hold the seminar: "Religion, Rhetoric and Politics in Sophocles‘ Antigone: some reflections". The meeting will be in hybrid mode and will take place in the Faculty of Divinity...


Read more at: Book Launch | Harmony and Contrast - Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period

Book Launch | Harmony and Contrast - Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period

1 May 2022

On the 10th of May, 6-7.30 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host the Book Launch: "Harmony and Contrast - Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period", edited by Dr Anna Corrias and Dr Eva Del Soldato. The meeting will take place in the Faculty of Divinity, Lightfoot Room . - Plato and...


Read more at: Beierwaltes Seminars on Origen and Christian Platonism

Beierwaltes Seminars on Origen and Christian Platonism

25 April 2022

The Beierwaltes Seminars on Christian Platonism, hosted by the Cambridge Centre twice a year, revolve around key concepts of Platonism and their transformation in Christian philosophy from the Alexandrians Clement and Origen to the present day. After reading and discussing excerpts from the work of the eminent German...


Read more at: The Reception of German Mysticism in Early Modern England

The Reception of German Mysticism in Early Modern England

14 March 2022

THE RECEPTION OF GERMAN MYSTICISM IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND University of Cambridge Clare College McGill University International Conference sponsored by the The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism and the School of Religious Studies, McGill University Clare College, Cambridge, 6—8 April 2022 PROGRAMME WEDNESDAY, 6...


Read more at: Workshop | The Many Faces of Renaissance Thought in the Work of Ioan Petru Culianu

Workshop | The Many Faces of Renaissance Thought in the Work of Ioan Petru Culianu

9 March 2022

On the 16 th of March, 10 am - 2.30 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host the Workshop "The Many Faces of Renaissance Thought in the Work of Ioan Petru Culianu" . The lectures will take place on Zoom . - Organisers : Professor Douglas Hedley, University of Cambridge Bogdan-Antoniu Deznan...


Read more at: Dr Paolo Livieri | The Good as an Idea. Notes on Hegel’s Definition of the Principle of Ethics

Dr Paolo Livieri | The Good as an Idea. Notes on Hegel’s Definition of the Principle of Ethics

1 March 2022

On the 7th of March at 5 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host Dr Paolo Livieri to deliver his talk, "The Good as an Idea. Notes on Hegel’s Definition of the Principle of Ethics". The meeting will take place on Zoom . - From an analysis of the closing paragraphs of Hegel’s Science of...


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Workshop: The Rational Theology of the Cambridge Platonists | 28th and 29th July 2022

13 July 2022

Workshop: The Rational Theology of the Cambridge Platonists Cambridge University Divinity Faculty 28th and 29th July 2022 Organised by the Cambridge Platonist Research Caucus and the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism Thursday, 28th July, 5.00: Beierwaltes Lecture Thomas Hanke, Münster: “Aspects of the ‘inner...

Professor Dominique Poirel | Pseudo-Dionysius and the West. The stages and effects of his reception on medieval Latin thinkers

16 May 2022

On the 23 of May, 5-6.30 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host Professor Dominique Poirel, who will hold the seminar: " Pseudo-Dionysius and the West. The stages and effects of his reception on medieval Latin thinkers ". The meeting will be on zoom. Zoom link: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/...

Rupert Sheldrake | Forms and the Causes of Forms

16 May 2022

Thursday 19th May , 6 PM The Cambridge Center for the Study of Platonism Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9BS Zoom link: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/96303164461?pwd=cDU5bVlTT3MyR3V5VDJDd1dhelgz... A long debate about the nature and causes of forms has been going on at least since...

Making Forms. Matter, Life, and Plastic Natures from Classical Antiquity to Romanticism

16 May 2022

Making Forms. Matter, Life, and Plastic Natures from Classical Antiquity to Romanticism 19th and 20th of May 2022 Organised by Anna Corrias (University of Cambridge) and Douglas Hedley (University of Cambridge) Runcie Room , Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, West Road Cambridge CB3 9BS Zoom link: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom...

Professor Jean-Marc Narbonne | Religion, Rhetoric and Politics in Sophocles‘ Antigone: some reflections

1 May 2022

On the 9 th of May, 5-6.30 pm (UK time) , the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism will host Professor Jean-Marc Narbonne, who will hold the seminar: "Religion, Rhetoric and Politics in Sophocles‘ Antigone: some reflections". The meeting will be in hybrid mode and will take place in the Faculty of Divinity...