Plato and Scheler on the epistemic power of love

July 3, 2024 - July 4, 2024
Philosophy, University of Marburg

Marburg an der Lahn


University of Marburg

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Plato and Scheler on the epistemic power of love

3 – 4 July 2024

University of Marburg


Wednesday, 3 July 2024

15:15: Welcome

15:30 – 16:45: Vasilis Politis (Trinity College Dublin): “The Philosopher and the Divinely Inspired Lover in Plato's Phaedrus

16:45 - 18:00: Catherine Rowett (University of East Anglia): “Was Socrates right to listen to Diotima?”

19:00: Conference Dinner 

Thursday, 4 July 2024

9:00 - 10:15: Kevin Mulligan (University of Geneva / Università della Swizzera Italiana): “The Formal Objects of Love & Hate: (Scheler & McTaggart) vs (Hildebrand & Naar)”

10:15- 11:30: Bernat Torres Morales (International University of Catalonia): “Plato and Scheler on Pain and Pleasure”


University of Marburg

Marbacher Weg 8, Institutsgebäude A, 01A02

Marburg, Germany

Organizers: Alexander Becker and Ingrid Vendrell Ferran

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June 28, 2024, 9:00am CET

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