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Reading Seminars

Each term, the Centre hosts various reading seminars devoted to Platonic themes and Authors. Reading seminars for Lent term 2020 are listed below:

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Current Reading Seminars, Easter 2020:

Plotinus: Ennead II.9 (33), 'Against the Gnostics' - Tuesdays 11.00-12.30. Meetings will convene in via Zoom; contact for details.


Previous Reading Seminars

Lent 2020:

Plotinus: Ennead IV.7 (2), 'On the Immortality of Soul'.


Michaelmas 2019:


Plotinus: Ennead V.5 (32), 'That the Intelligibles are not Outside the Intellect, and On the Good'.


Lent 2019:

Plotinus: Ennead III.2-3 (47), 'On Providence', & III.4 (15), 'On Our Allotted Guardian Spirit' - Thursdays 11.00-12.30, starting 17 January.

Hegel: Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion - Wednesdays 11.00-12.30, Room 4.

Levinas: Autrement qu’être ou au-delà de l’essence/Otherwise than Being, or Beyond Essence (1974) - Tuesday, 14:00-15:30, Room 4, starting January 23.

EriugenaPeriphyseon III - Tuesdays 11.00-12.30, Room 4, starting 15 January.


Michaelmas 2018:

Plotinus: Ennead III.2 (47), 'On Providence'.

Schelling: The Ages of the World (Weltalter, 1815).

Kant: Transition from the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural 
Science to Physics.

Eriugena: Periphyseon II on Trinitarian processions & Primordial causes.

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