Symposium on Love
The Philosophy Course Union invites you to our Symposium on Love.
This year’s theme is Eros Throughout the Ages. Eros (ἔρως) is an Ancient Greek word commonly translated in English as ‘love’. Though in common usage, eros refers to romantic love, it has a rich philosophical and cultural history which we can come to understand through a contextual study of it.
The event takes place Thursday, February 13 at 5:15pm in Sandford Fleming Room 1105, with a reception to follow at around 7pm in the Hart House Music Room.
Speakers and talks include:
- Regina Höschele (Classics) – “When a Sculptor Loves a Woman: Praxiteles’ Statues of Eros and Aphrodite” http://individual.utoronto.ca/hoeschele/Regina_Hoeschele/Welcome.html
- Peter King (Philosophy) – “Abelard and Heloise: Eros vs. Philosophy” http://individual.utoronto.ca/pking/
- John Vervaeke (Cognitive Science) – “Eros in the Time of Embodied Cognitive Science” http://johnvervaeke.com/wordpress/
Be sure to join our Facebook Event for more details.