Workshop on Philosophy and Poetry in Plato

On 19 April 2016 the Trinity Plato Centre hosted a one-day workshop on Plato’s attitude toward poetry and the poets in his dialogues. This event brought together a number of international scholars with researchers resident in the Trinity Plato Centre.


Tuesday 19 April 2016

Nicolò Benzi

Trinity Plato Centre

“Poetry and Imitation in Plato’s Republic

Stephen Halliwell

University of St. Andrews

“Author, words and meaning: Plato and the problem of hermeneutics”

Elizabeth Pender

University of Leeds

“On poetic techniques in Plato”

Christian Hoenig

University of Pittsburgh

“Plato and Proclus on Language and Reality”