The conference is on “Greek, Latin, and Arabic Approaches to Omnipresence”. The aim is to track the history of the concept of omnipresence and its applications in philosophy and theology in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, in Greek, Latin and Arabic authors.

Confirmed speakers/commentators: Christopher Shields (Suarez), Stephen Menn (Arabic tradition), Peter Adamson (Arabic tradition), David Wirner (Arabic tradition), Christof Rapp (commentator), Christoph Helmig (Proclus), George Karamanolis (Churchfathers), Filip Karfik (Plotinus), Andreas Speer (Aquinas), Stephan G. Schmid (commentator), Christopher Nobel (commentator), Jakub Deuretzbacher (Alexander)



09:00 - 09:15
Reception and Coffee
09:15 - 10:45
Alexander of Aphrodisias on how the Perceptual Power is in the Heart
Jakub Deuretzbacher
11:00 - 12:30
The Omnipresence of Being
The Basic Tenets of Plotinus' Treaties VI.4-5 (22-23)
Filip Karfik
14:00 - 15:30
Gregory of Nyssa on the Presence of Soul and Body
George Karamanolis
15:45 - 17:15
The Modes of God's Presence According to Augustine
Ubiquity, Self-Immanence, and Inhabitation
Emmanuel Bermon
17:30 - 19:00
Proclus on the Principle "Everything in Everything" (panta en pasin)"
Christoph Helmig
09:30 - 11:30
Divine Omnipresence in Islam
Stephen Menn
11:45 - 13:15
Thomas Aquinus on Omnipresence
Andreas Speer
15:00 - 16:30
Some Scholastic Questions on the Soul's Omnipresence in the Body
Guy Guldentops
16:45 - 18:15
Everywhere and Nowhere: Suárez on the Immensity of God
Christopher Shields