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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  • 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

  • 11111 Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds

    Releasing this September! Peter Adamson’s History of Philosophy without any gaps series of podcasts is one of the most ambitious educational works on the web. It aims to do nothing less than take listeners through the entire history of philosophy ‘without any gaps’. It assumes no prior knowledge making it ideal for beginners. This is the second volume to make these witty, and highly accessible, podcasts available in book form. Philosophy in the Hellenistic and . . . Read More

  • Layout 1 Platonic Production: Theme and Variations

    “Platonic Production” presents Prof. Stanley Rosen’s Etienne Gilson Lectures, delivered at the Institut Catholique de Paris and now available in English for first time. His lectures draw Heidegger and Plato into a conversation around a basic philosophical question: Does the acquisition of truth resemble discovery or production? While Rosen undertakes a close examination of Heidegger’s engagement with Plato, exposing some ways in which that engagement constitutes a misreading, the goals of his study are not . . . Read More

  • 9780199639984 Aristotle’s Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

    The volumes of the Symposium Aristotelicum have become obligatory reference works for Aristotle studies. In this eighteenth volume a distinguished group of scholars offers a chapter-by-chapter study of the first book of the Metaphysics. Aristotle presents here his philosophical project as a search for wisdom, which is found in the knowledge of the first principles allowing us to explain whatever exists. As he shows, earlier philosophers had been seeking such a wisdom, though they had . . . Read More

  • 9780198709640 Aristotle and the Virtues

    Aristotle is the father of virtue ethics–a discipline which is receiving renewed scholarly attention. Yet Aristotle’s accounts of the individual virtues remain opaque, for most contemporary commentators of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics have focused upon other matters. In contrast, Howard J. Curzer takes Aristotle’s detailed description of the individual virtues to be central to his ethical theory. Working through the Nicomachean Ethics virtue-by-virtue, explaining and generally defending Aristotle’s claims, this book brings each of Aristotle’s virtues . . . Read More

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