The 2011 Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society
The 2010 Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society
Sallis Asks a Question of Gary Gurtler
Preparing the Session on Pity
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  • Ancient Philosophy Society Call for Papers 2018

    CALL FOR PAPERS: APS 2018 AT Emory UNIVERSITY Ancient Philosophy Society 18th Annual Independent Meeting Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia April 26-April 29, 2018 Honoring the richness of the American and European philosophical traditions, the Ancient Philosophy Society encourages submissions from a variety of interpretive perspectives. Phenomenological, postmodern, Anglo-American, Straussian, Tübingen School, hermeneutic, psychoanalytic, queer, feminist, and any other interpretations of ancient Greek and Roman philosophical and literary works are welcome. Please submit papers by e-mail attachment . . . Read More

  • The Emerging Good in Plato’s Philebus

    Plato’s Philebus presents a fascinating dialogue between the life of the mind and the life of pleasure. While Socrates decisively prioritizes the life of reason, he also shows that certain pleasures contribute to making the good life good. The Emerging Good in Plato’s “Philebus” argues that the Socratic pleasures of learning emphasize, above all, the importance of being open to change. John V. Garner convincingly refines previous interpretations and uncovers a profound thesis in the . . . Read More

  • Perception in Aristotle’s Ethics

    Perception in Aristotle’s Ethics seeks to demonstrate that living an ethical life requires a mode of perception that is best called ethical perception. Specifically, drawing primarily on Aristotle’s accounts of perception and ethics in De anima and Nicomachean Ethics, Eve Rabinoff argues that the faculty of perception (aisthesis), which is often thought to be an entirely physical phenomenon, is informed by intellect and has an ethical dimension insofar as it involves the perception of particulars . . . Read More

  • Collegium Phaenomenologicum 2018

    Collegium Phaenomenologicum 2018—Aristotle on Phusis, Psuchê, and Anthrôpos July 9-27th, Città di Castello, Italy Directed by Sean D. Kirkland, DePaul University The topic of the 2018 Collegium Phaenomenologicum will be the Thought of Aristotle. The Collegium will convene once again in Città di Castello, in Umbria, Italy, from July 9-27th.  And this year participants will attend courses, hear lectures, and participate in text seminars on various texts in the Aristotelian corpus addressing the themes of phusis, . . . Read More

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