17th & 18th Century Socratic Studies

Seventeenth- and Eighteenth Century Socratic Studies Work Group under The International Society for Socratic Studies.

The event is open to students and researchers. If you wish to attend, please register in advance at catana@hum.ku.dk.


10:00-10:20 Welcome. Presentation round. Motivation for the work group under ISSS
10:20-11:00 John P. McCaskey (Researcher, Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University): Regula Socratis: The Rediscovery of Socratic Induction in Early Modern Science
11:00-11:40 Aron Ouwerkerk (MA, University of Amsterdam): Daniel Heinsius on Socrates
11:40-12:20 Myrthe Bartels (Research Fellow, University of Pisa): Socrates on the Baroque Stage
12:20-13:10 Lunch
13:10-13:50 Hedvig Berglind Moncreiff (PhD Student, St Andrews): How Socrates Features in the Works of Henry More
13:50-14:30 Louis-André Dorion (Professor, Université de Montréal): Socrates Biographies by François Charpentier (1620-1702) and John Gilbert Cooper (1722-1769)
14:30-15:10 Leo Catana (Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen): Jacob Brucker’s account of Socrates and his School in the Historia critica philosophiae
Coffee break
Guido Frilli (Postdoc, University of Florence): «The Worship of an Unknown God». J.G. Hamann and F.H. Jacobi on Socrates
Claudia Luchetti (PhD, Visiting Researcher, University of Tübingen): The Philosopher behind the Curtain. Hölderlinʼs Socrates
16:50-17:30 Lejla Mrgan (PhD Student, University of Copenhagen): Preliminary Thoughts on the Reception of Socrates in 18th-Century Art
17:30-18:00 Plenary discussion