Ideas of Plato and Aristotle in the 21st century

A Stream on “Ideas of Plato and Aristotle in the 21st century”
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World
3-6 January 2019, Athens, Greece
Sponsored by the Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts

The Arts and Humanities Division of ATINER is organizing A Stream on “Ideas of Plato and Aristotle in the 21st century”, 3-6 January 2019, Athens, Greece as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World sponsored by the Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts

Plato and Aristotle are among the topmost philosophers of all times and all nations. Their ideas and teachings have influenced the development of the Western philosophy during all its history. When Western and Eastern civilizations began their interaction, ideas and teachings of Plato and Aristotle spread to the East. In addition, both philosophers have had an essential impact on many scientists, mathematicians and humanitarians. The goal of the stream is to demonstrate influence of philosophy of Plato and Aristotle on the contemporary society, science, technology, mathematics, philosophy and general culture reflecting new advances in understanding and development of their vision and ideas.

The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and other researchers whose work is related to Plato’s philosophy and/or Aristotle’s philosophy. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):

  • Plato’s ontology through ages and cultures
  • Platonism in the contemporary setting
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary epistemology
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary ethics
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary esthetics
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary mathematics
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary physics
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary information sciences
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary sociology
  • Philosophy of Plato and contemporary political sciences
  • Plato in the history of philosophy
  • Paradigms in science
  • Paradigms in mathematics
  • Paradigms in philosophy
  • Archetypes in society
  • Archetypes in psyche
  • Platonism, realism and nominalism
  • Structuralism
  • Ideas of Plato and technological development
  • Philosophy of Plato in philosophy of religion
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary epistemology
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary ethics
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary rhetoric
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary esthetics
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary semiotics and linguistics
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary mathematics
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary physics
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary information sciences
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary sociology
  • Philosophy of Aristotle and contemporary political sciences
  • Logic of Aristotle and contemporary logic
  • Philosophy of Aristotle in philosophy of religion
  • Teaching of Aristotle and technological development
  • Aristotle in the history of philosophy

You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.

Fee structure information is available on www.atiner.gr/2019fees.

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A pragmatic symposium (as organized in Ancient Athens but fine tuned to synchronous ethics), a special one-day educational island tour, an Athens educational walking tour, and an one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available here.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to: atiner@atiner.gr, using the abstract submission form by the 20 November 2018 to: Dr. Mark Burgin, Academic Member, ATINER & Visiting Scholar, UCLA, USA.

Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions will be reached within four weeks of your submission. 

If your submission is accepted, you will receive information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements. Should you wish to participate in the Conference without presenting a paper, for example, to chair a session, to evaluate papers which are to be included in the conference proceedings or books, to contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (gregory.papanikos@stir.ac.uk).

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic association and its mission is to act as a forum, where academics and researchers – from all over the world –  can meet in Athens in order to exchange ideas on their research and to discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The organizing and hosting of International Conferences and Symposiums, the carrying out of Research, and the production of Publications are the basic activities of ATINER.  Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other events, and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here), and at the beginning of 2014, it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

Academically, the Association is organized into seven Divisions and 37 Units and 5 Centers.  Each Unit organizes at least an Annual International Conference, and may also undertake various small and large research projects.

Academics and Researchers are more than welcome to become members and to contribute to ATINER’s objectives. If you would like to become a member, please download the relevant form (membership form). For more information on how to become a member, please send an email to: info@atiner.gr.