Experts on Nietzsche to gather in Assos
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Philosophy in Assos hosts a Friedrich Nietzsche conference in July.Philosophy in Assos, an event held in the northwestern province of Çanakkale’s Assos for 13 years, is taking place between July 1 and 4 this year. Aristotle, one of the most important philosophers in history, spent a part of his life in Assos and continued his educations there, therefore Assos has become an important place for philosophy.
Professors at the event
The event will be overseen by the Philosophy Arts and Science Association’s founder president Professor Örsan K. Öymen. The topic of the assemblies this year has been determined as the 19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. During the event, Prof. John Richardson, Prof. Werner Stegmaier, Prof. Simon May, Prof. Kenneth Gemes, Professor Graham Parkes and Prof. Gary Shapiro will give speeches to enlighten the concepts of Nietzsche’s thought on matters such as religion, ethics, wisdom, freedom, science, culture, instinct, passion. As part of the event, a classical violin recital by Anne Monika Sommer-Bloch and a symposium about Nietzsche in the moonlight, pioneered by Oruç Aruoba, will be held in the ancient theater.