Seminar series on medical and philosophical physiologies

The Initiatives Sciences de l’Antiquité at Sorbonne University will host four talks on physiology in the ancient world. The programme is as follows:

  • 6 November, 10h-12h – Sophia Connell (Birkbeck, University of London) 

The Hippocratic Background to Aristotle’s Gynaecology 
(Hybrid session) 

  • 7 November, 13h30-15h30  

The Effect of the Constitution of Blood on Animal Character in Aristotle’s Parts of Animals 
(Hybrid session) 

  • 22 December, 14h-16h – George Kazantzidis (University of Patras) 

Bodies, Machines and Wonder-Culture in Hellenistic Medicine 

  • 12 January, 14h-16h – Aistė Čelkytė (Leiden University) 

Counting Chickens Before They Hatch: Mathematical Explanations in Ancient Embryology 

For more information on the seminars, please visit this page. To register for online or offline participation in Paris, you can send a message to the organisers listed at the bottom of the page.