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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  • 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

  • essential-vulnerabilities “Essential Vulnerabilities: Plato and Levinas on Relations to the Other”

    In Essential Vulnerabilities, Deborah Achtenberg contests Emmanuel Levinas’s idea that Plato is a philosopher of freedom for whom thought is a return to the self. Instead, Plato, like Levinas, is a philosopher of the other. Nonetheless, Achtenberg argues, Plato and Levinas are different. Though they share the view that human beings are essentially vulnerable and essentially in relation to others, they conceive human vulnerability and responsiveness differently. For Plato, when we see beautiful others, we . . . Read More

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