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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  • The Ancient Philosophy Society at SPEP 2016

    This year, the Ancient Philosophy Society is proud to be hosting two distinguished speakers at our satellite meeting in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy in Salt Lake City on Thursday, October 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Hilton Salt Lake in the Topaz Room. David Halperin W. H. Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality University of Michigan “Love Against Sex” Professor Halperin is . . . Read More

  • APS Poster_Detailed_V2 Call For Papers: APS 2017 at Baylor University

    CALL FOR PAPERS Ancient Philosophy Society 17th Annual Independent Meeting Baylor University, Waco, Texas April 27- April 29, 2017 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 to Deadline: . . . 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

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