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Oud maar niet out : denken en doen met de oudheid vandaag

Lieve Van Hoof (editor), Peter Van Nuffelen (editor), Herman Van Rompuy (author of introduction)
De essays in deze bundel bekijken huidige maatschappelijke problemen als de financiële crisis, klimaatverandering en pedofilie vanuit het gedachtegoed van de klassieke oudheid.
Title
Oud maar niet out : denken en doen met de oudheid vandaag / uitgegeven door Lieve Van Hoof en Peter van Nuffelen ; met een voorwoord van Herman Van Rompuy ; bijdragen van Luc Devoldere, Koenraad Verboven, Richard Seaford ... [et al.]
Editor
Lieve Van Hoof Peter Van Nuffelen
Author of introduction
Herman Van Rompuy
Author
Luc Devoldere Koenraad Verboven Richard Seaford
Language
Dutch
Edition
1
Publisher
Leuven: Peeters, 2012
154 p.
ISBN
9789042926424 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
923 (SISO) Grieks-Romeinse oudheid ; Grieks-Romeinse oudheid (ZIZO)

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About Lieve Van Hoof

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Lieve Van Hoof is a Belgian classical scholar and Research Professor at the University of Ghent. She specialises in work on the socio-political role of Greek and Latin literature in the Roman Empire. Van Hoof is currently engaged in examining Greek and Latin letters in order to understand lobbying in late antiquity. Van Hoof is known in particular for her work on Plutarch and Libanius.

Career

Van Hoof was awarded her PhD at KU Leuven in 2006 with a thesis on The Social Dynamics of Philosophy. Reading Plutarch's 'Popular-Philosophical' Writings. The work was subsequently published in 2010 as Plutarch's Practical Ethics: the Social Dynamics of Philosophy. The monograph was recognised as the first time a scholar had taken work by Plutarch, often dismissed as "popular philosophy", and seriously evaluated its effect on non-philosophical Graeco-Roman elites.

Van Hoof spent the academic year 2011-12 as a Senior Humbold…Read more on Wikipedia

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