poster for medical understandings of emotions in antiquityInternational Conference “Medical Understandings of Emotions in Antiquity”
University of Patras, Department of Philology, Patras, Greece
December 8-10, 2017

Friday, December 8

Introduction

15:10-15:30

George Kazantzidis and Dimos Spatharas

Session I

15:30-17:15

Elizabeth Craik (St Andrews) “The Doctor’s Dilemma: Addressing Irrational Fear”
Jennifer Clarke Kosak (Bowdoin College) “Fear, Shame, and Concealment in the Hippocratic Corpus”
Chiara Thumiger (Warwick) “Shame and Shamefulness in Ancient Medicine”

Session II

17:35-18:45

Maria Michela Sassi (Pisa) “Thematizing Emotions: Between Philosophy and Medicine”
Spyridon Rangos (Patras) “Wonder and Perplexity across Medicine and Philosophy in Classical Greece”

Saturday, December 9

Session III

10:00-11:45

Teun Tieleman (Utrecht) “The Stoic Philosopher Posidonius and Greco-Roman Medical Tradition”
Fabio Stok (Rome – Tor Vergata) “Emotions, Soul, and Body in the Medicine of Cornelius Celsus”
George Kazantzidis (Patras), “Hippocratic Emotions and Distributed Cognition”

Session IV

15:00-16.10

Amber Porter (Calgary) “‘The Great Misfortune of the Physician’: Empathy and Compassion in the Writings of Aretaeus of Cappadocia”
Susan Mattern (Georgia) “The Atlas Patient: Fear and Psychosis in Galen and Ancient Greek Medicine”

Sunday, December 10

Session V

10:00-11:45

Peter Singer (Birkbeck) “What is a Pathos? Where Medicine Meets Philosophy”
David Kaufman (Univ. of Transylvania) “Galen on the Apatheia/Metriopatheia Debate”
Julia Trompeter (Utrecht) “Moderation cum Eradication: Emotions in Galen’s Moral Psychology”

Session VI

12:15-13:25

Maria Vamvouri-Ruffy (Universit√© de Lausanne) “Emotions as Symptoms of Vices and Diseases in Plutarch’s Lives”
Dimos Spatharas (U. of Crete) “Conceptualizing Emotions through Disease Metaphors”

Conclusions

13:25-13:50