Monday 19th December 2011


Starting at 10:30 with coffee & tea


11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Eternity in Antiquity and Late Antiquity

Prof. Dr. James Wilberding (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany)

Comments:  Prof. Dr. Christoph Horn (Bonn)


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch break


2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Eternity in Medieval Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Peter Adamson (King’s College, London, UK)

Comments:  em. Prof. Dr. H. Biesterfeldt (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)


Conference dinner starting at 6:30 pm (free for invited guests)


Tuesday 20th December 2011


Starting at 8:30 with coffee & tea


9:00 am – 11:00 am

Eternity in Early Modern Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Comments: Dr. Stephan Schmid (Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany)


11:00 am – 11:15 am coffee & tea break


11:15 am – 1:15 pm

Eternity in 19th Century Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Alistair Welchman (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

Comments: Professor Judith Norman (Trinity University, Texas, USA)


1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch break


2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Eternity in 20th Century Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Kris McDaniel (Syracuse University, USA)

Comments: Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Tapp (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)


5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Meeting of all Invited Speakers to discuss the publishing project


Dinner starting at 6:30 pm (costs not included)