IX Symposium Platonicum: Plato's Politeia
List of speakers Tuesday, 3 August (provisional)

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Panel Session 1: "Polis" Panel

Yuji Kurihara Plato's "True" Tyrant in Republic Book 9
Melissa Lane Founding as legislating: the figure of the lawgiver in Plato's Republic
Francisco Lisi ¿Modelo, proyecto o utopía? La posición de la República en el pensamiento político de Platón
Maria Santa Cruz (Chair)
Arnaud Macé (Commentator)

Parallel Session 3-A: Socrates

Louis-André Dorion La critique de la réfutation socratique au livre VII de la République (537d-539d)
Rachana Kamtekar Ethics and Politics in Socrates’ Defense of Justice
Nicholas Smith Thrasymachus: Diagnosis and Treatment

Parallel Session 3-B: Philosopher (2)

Roslyn Weiss Are the Rulers of Rep. 7 Philosophers?
Alfred Dunshirn Philosophos und Philologos in Politeia IX
Shigeki Tsuchihashi Construction of a City in Speech and Purification of the City

Parallel Session 3-C: Mimesis (2)

Mauro Tulli La mimesis nel III libro della Repubblica: il rapporto di Platone con la tradizione
Barbara Sattler Ontological and educational mimêsis in Plato's Republic
Harold Tarrant Narrative and Dramatic Presentation in Republic III: Theory and Practice

Parallel Session 3-D: Forms (2)

Amber Carpenter Judging Striving to be Knowing
Naoya Iwata Analysis of the Objects: Plato's Epistemology in Republic V
Carolina Araújo The definition of dunamis in Republic V and its argumentative role

Parallel Session 4-A: Tripartite Soul (2)

Xanthippe Bourlogianni Psychic unity and partition in Plato's Republic
Hua-kuei Ho The Art Education and the Tripartite Soul
Richard Parry Vice and the Soul's Unity

Parallel Session 4-B: Political Philosophy (1)

Tomasz Mróz Reception of Plato's Republic and his Political Ideas in Polish Philosophy
Gabriele Cornelli A city that listens and shares: an "archaeology" of the Republic of Plato
Etienne Helmer Le remodelage politique de l’oikos dans la République: de la famille au modèle familial

Parallel Session 4-C: Text and Intertextuality

Michele Corradi Protagora alla Repubblica: Platone e la riflessione di Protagora su letteratura e paideia.
Michael Erler Zitat und Argument
Das dritte Argument für das Glück der Gerechten (IX 583b-588a) und der 'Griesgram' im Philebos (42c-44d)
Akitsugu Taki The Origin of Interrogation Marks in the Medieval Manuscripts of Plato's Republic and Its Significance in the Tradition of Plato's Dialogues

Parallel Session 4-D: Justice

Hyeok Yu Doing what belongs to oneself: Justice and the principle of functional differentiation
Yoshinori Sano An Aspect of the Originality of Plato's Concept of Justice in the Republic: the Critical Use of Poetical Ideas in the Tripartite Theory
Samuel Scolnicov Small and large letters -and beyond