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The Sophistic Renaissance – Authors, Texts, Interpretations
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One-day conference at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

9/26/2016
When: Monday, September 26, 2016
9:00 AM
Where: Aula Baratto
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Dorsoduro 3246
Venice, Veneto  30123
Italy
Contact: Teodoro Katinis

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Monday, September 26th, 2016
Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Morning session
9:00–13:00


Opening Remarks and Introduction
Teodoro Katinis / Luigi Perissinotto
Ca' Foscari University Venice

Peri Theon: The Renaissance Confronts the Gods
Eric MacPhail
Indiana University Bloomington

Humanists on Sophistic Arguments
Lodi Nauta
University of Groningen

10:30 – Coffee break

Marsilio Ficino's Commentary on Plato's Gorgias
Leo Catana
University of Copenhagen

Rhetoric's Demiurgy: from Synesius of Cyrene to Marsilio Ficino and Pico della Mirandola
Marco Munarini
University of Padua

13:00 – Lunch break

Afternoon session
14:00–19:00

The Greek Sophistical Tradition in Rudolph Agricola's De Inventione Dialectica and beyond
Marc van der Poel
Radboud University

Atticismus and Antagonism: Greek Antiquarianism, Scholarly Networks, and the Career of the Sophist Alcidamas in Renaissance Italy
Stefano Gulizia
Independent Scholar

16:30 – Coffee break

From Wit to Shit. Notes for a (Emotional) Lexicon of Sophistry in the Renaissance
Jorge Ledo
University of Basel

Closing Remarks: Enhancing Research on the Sophistic Traditions in the Renaissance
Teodoro Katinis
Ca' Foscari University Venice

Discussion session
Discussants:
Eugene Afonasin (Novosibirsk University)
Christopher Celenza (Johns Hopkins University)
Glenn Most (SNS Pisa)
Carlo Natali (Ca' Foscari University Venice)
Luigi Perissinotto (Ca' Foscari University Venice)

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