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 2017 at Baylor University

    The Annual  Meeting  for  Ancient Philosophy Society  2017  will be  held Thursday April 27- Saturday April  29, 2017 . It is  sponsored by Baylor University in   Waco, Texas. Plenary Speakers: Ronna Burger, Arlene Saxonhouse, and Drew Hyland. Book Panels on  David O’Connor’s  Plato’s Bedroom and  Emma Bianchi’s  The Feminine Symptom.  Sessions will be   held at the Waco  Hilton and  on the Baylor campus at the Armstrong Browning Library and in the president’s suite of the . . . Read More

  • PHR_5 Dionysios von Alexandria. De natura (περὶ φύσεως)

    Bischof Dionysios von Alexandria (etwa 190-265) war für die Geschichte der Kirche von überragender Bedeutung. Wie sein Lehrer Origenes fungierte auch er als Leiter der sogenannten Alexandriner Katechetenschule. Unter seinen literarischen Hinterlassenschaften, überwiegend Briefe, findet sich die aus mehreren Büchern bestehende Schrift περὶ φύσεως (de natura). Dieses einzig bekannte philosophische Werk des Dionysios ist uns im Wesentlichen durch Auszüge aus dem ersten Buch bei Eusebius überliefert. Das Erhaltene stellt eine Polemik gegen die epikureische Physik . . . Read More

  • Nutrix-10 Apuleius and the Metamorphoses of Platonism

    Apuleius was a respected philosophus Platonicus in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Until the middle of last century, he attracted the attention of scholars as a so-called ‘Middle Platonist’ author. Then, with the rejection of the historical schema that he had been situated in (the so-called ‘school of Gaius’, which we will treat shortly), his ‘brother’ Alcinous was the object of studies and (even harsh) criticisms, while almost nothing more was written about Apuleius . . . Read More

  • neoplatonism Plotinus and Neoplatonism Call For Papers

    Call for Papers: The RIT Department of Philosophy invites papers that address any topic or thinker related to Plotinus and Neoplatonism in general. Of particular interest are papers addressing the influence of Neoplatonism on modern and contemporary thought as well as Neoplatonism’s influence on earlier thinkers or topics, the “practical” philosophy of Neoplatonism, and comparisons and contrasts with other traditions (such as Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism). Submission Deadline: August 1, 2016 Papers should be 3,500-4,000 . . . Read More

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