This series of talks focuses on Plato and his legacy with emphasis on the concepts of time, motion and soul. Invited speakers are junior scholars who successfully applied for a visiting period at PROTEUS and will present their ongoing and past research papers.

All talks will be held online via Teams at 3pm. To register, please send an email to


Virtue and Psychic Motion in Plato’s Republic.
17 November 2020 – Eduardo Saldaña (Geneva)

Simplicius On the Shadowy Existence of Time: A Neoplatonic Interpretation of Aristotelian Dialectic and Syllogistic in Physics IV.10 and its Metaphysical Implications.
1 December 2020 -Thomas Seissl (Vienna)

A three-levelled metaphysics of time in the Timaeus?
15 December 2020 – Celso Vieira (UFMG Brazil):