“Hegel and the Greeks”

September 3 – 4, 2018 at St Edmund Hall, Oxford

Conference Programme


Monday, 3rd September

1.00-1.30 Conference registration

1.30-3.00 Andrea Kern (Universität Leipzig): “Self-conscious Life. Varieties of Neo-Aristotelianism”

Coffee break

3.30-5.00 Tobias Dangel (UniversitätHeidelberg): “Hegel’s reception of Aristotle’s Theology”

5.30-7.00 Julia Peters (Universität Tübingen): “Modern Selves, Ancient Sculptures: Hegel on understanding ourselves through Classical Art”

7.30 Dinner

8.30 AGM


Tuesday, 4th September

9.30-11.00 Anton Friedrich Koch (Universität Heidelberg): “Hegel and the Greeks on Being and Negation”

Coffee break

11.30-12.15 Bernardo Ferro (Universidade de Coimbra): “Plato, Hegel, and the Reinvention of Dialectics”

12.15-1.00 Dino Jakušić (University of Warwick): “The Science of Being or Beings: Hegel and Aristotle on First Philosophy”

1.00 Lunch

2.00-3.30 Michael Inwood (University of Oxford): “‘A perfect contradiction is mysterious for the clever and for fools alike’: Did Hegel contradict Aristotle?”

3.30 Conference ends


Download registration form here:

To register for the conference, please e mail the registration form to: sebastian.stein@oxon.org or return it by post to: Dr Sebastian Stein, Unterer Fauler Pelz 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany. Then please pay by Pay Pal (see below) OR by sending the appropriate payment to Dr Stein at the above address. However you choose to pay, please send a completed registration form to Dr Stein. Otherwise, we will not have a record of your registration. All registration forms should reach Dr Stein by Monday, August 6th 2018.

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Hegel Society of Great Britain’. Receipts will be issued by e mail.


Graduate bursaries are also available: download the application form here:

Please note the deadline to apply for bursaries is 10th August 2018.