Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Philosophy - Philosophy, Science and the Sciences

Opening of the Summer Semester 2015

  • When Apr 16, 2015 from 09:30 to 03:00
  • Where Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Luisenstraße 56, Festsaal
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Keynote by Daryn Lehoux (Queen’s University, Canada); talks by Henry Mendell and Matteo Martelli. RTG faculty will present their research. Download the detailed program here.


Opening Workshop of the Summer Semester
April 16, 2015



9.30             Welcome by Jonathan Beere
                   (Spokesperson of the Research Training Group)

9.40 – 11.00  Research Training Group faculty presenting their current

(Markus Asper, Jonathan Beere, Philip v.d. Eijk, Christoph Markschies, Stephen Menn, Lukas Mühlethaler, Jürgen Renn, Bernd Roling, Barbara Vetter)


11.00           Coffee


11.30           Keynote by Daryn Lehoux (Queen’s University, Canada)

                   “The Shifting Ground of Spontaneous Generation”


12.30           Coffee and snacks


13.30           Henry Mendell (California State University)

“Putting Aristotle's Physics Together: Traces of Early Editorial Practice”

14.15           Matteo Martelli (SFB project “Episteme in Bewegung”)

“Alchemy and the Aristotelian Tradition: Theories of Metallogenesis between Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages”