The 2011 Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society
The 2010 Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society
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Preparing the Session on Pity
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  • APS 2015 Program 2015 Meeting in Lexington, KY, April 9-12

    The University of Kentucky and Transylvania University are looking forward to hosting the 2015 meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society.

    Meetings will be held at the Carnegie Center and the Hilton Hotel in downtown Lexington. For more information please see the Call for Papers or contact Eric Sanday (

  • Call for Papers: 2015 Ancient Philosophy Society in Lexington, Kentucky

    The fifteenth annual meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society will be held April 9-12, 2015 at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Papers in English on any topic in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy are welcome. There is a 3,000 word maximum for submissions, which should be prepared for blind review. Before submitting your paper by email, please see the full guidelines for submissions to the 15th annual conference in April 2015. Submit papers by . . . Read More

  • 9780199609611 Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

    In this authoritative discussion of the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, A. W. Price considers four related areas: eudaimonia, or living and acting well, as the ultimate end of action; virtues of character in relation to the emotions, and to one another; practical reasoning, especially from an end to ways or means; and acrasia, or action that is contrary to the agent’s own judgement of what is best. The focal concept is that of eudaimonia, . . . Read More

  • Call for Applications: Aristotle on the Emotions

    The Emory University Institute for the History of Philosophy (IHP) will host its seventh annual summer workshop on June 14–26, 2015, on the topic of “Aristotle on the Emotions.” (​) IHP Summer Workshops are designed to bring together a group of faculty scholars specializing in specific areas of the history of philosophy for seminars focused around a shared reading list. Ten participants and the co-directors meet in mornings and afternoons over the course of two . . . Read More

  • SPPP-Cover-Web-Small Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy: Practicing a Politics of Reading

    In the Gorgias, Socrates claims to practice the true art of politics, but the peculiar politics he practices involves cultivating in each individual he encounters an erotic desire to live a life animated by the ideals of justice, beauty and the good. Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy demonstrates that what Socrates sought to do with those he encountered, Platonic writing attempts to do with readers. Christopher P. Long’s attentive readings of the Protagoras, Gorgias, Phaedo, . . . Read More

  • HOPS CFP CFP: First Annual Conference of the History of Philosophy Society

    The History of Philosophy Society is accepting full paper submissions for our first annual conference. Papers should address the theme of “Method,” which can be taken in terms of the method(s) of particular philosophers, a philosopher’s philosophy of method, or in terms of how one “does” the history of philosophy. The Papers should be submitted for blind review (with author’s name on a separate title page). Papers should be no more than 40 minutes reading . . . Read More

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