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Collegium Politicum 2017 - Barcelona

“Pain and Punishment in Ancient Thought”

17th Annual Meeting of the Collegium Politicum

Barcelona, 26 May-27 May 2017



26th May (Facultat de Filosofia, Universitat de Barcelona

Aula: Seminari de Filosofia)

9:00 Welcome

9:30 Inaugural Lecture

Esther Giménez-Salinas (Barcelona), Director of the Chair of Social and Restorative Justice, Pere Tarrés-Ramon Llull University

From punishment to restorative justice: yesterday and today

10:30 Lecture 1

Francisco Lisi (Madrid)

Guilt and punishment in Plato’s Laws

11:15 Coffee Break

11:45 Lecture 2

Jakub Jinek (Praha)

Pleasure and pain in Plato’s Laws and the penal code of Magnesia

12:30 Lecture 3

Maurizio Migliori (Macerata)

Multifocal approach: la polivalenza valoriale e funzionale della pena nei dialoghi di Platone

13:15 Lecture 4

Giovanni Giorgini (Bologna)

Protagoras on Punishment

14:00 Lunch

15:30 Lecture 5

Veronika Konrádová (Ústí)

The concept of punishment in Plato’s eschatological myths

16:15 Lecture 6

Bernat Torres & Xavier Escribano (Barcelona)

The experience of pain in Plato’s thought. A phenomenological approach from the Philebus

17:00 Coffee break

17:30 Lecture 7

Maria Liatsi (Ioannina)

Unfulfilled desires: Suffering from the limits of freedom

18:15 Lecture 8

Joan González Guardiola (Palma de Mallorca)

Money as debt and measure of punishment vs. money as commodity: Mesopotamia vs. Ancient Greece

19:00 General Assembly of the Collegium Politicum

20:30 Dinner

27th May

(Facultat d’Humanitats, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Aula A501)

9:30 Lecture 9

Elisa Della Calce (Torino)

Triste exemplum sed in posterum salubre (VIII, 7, 17): la “punizione” nelle Storie liviane tra dolore, dissenso e valore esemplare

10:15 Lecture 10

Manuel Knoll (Istambul)

Plato and Aristotle on the Role of Pleasure, Pain, and Punishment in Education

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Lecture 11

Arianna Fermani (Macerata)

Why it is not worth to be unpunished (?κ?λαστοι)? Some reflections on Pain and Punishment in Aristotle

12:15 Lecture 12

Simon Weber (Bonn)

Aristotle’s Defence of Ostracism

13:00 Lecture 13

Elena Irrera (Bologna/Madrid)

Voluntary agency, infliction of suffering and corrective behaviour in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

13:45 Lunch

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