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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  • Professors Howland and Brill Speaking at #SPEP14 APS Meeting

    We invite you to join the APS at its satellite session in conjunction with the 53rd Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. We will gather on Thursday, October 23rd 9:00am-12:00pm in the Intercontinental Hotel, New Orleans, Pelican Room I to hear from two speakers: Jacob Howland, University of Tulsa “A Shimmering Socrates: Eros and Anxiety in Kierkegaard’s Platonic Authorship” Sara Brill, Fairfield University “Beyond Zoe and Bios: On the Concept of Shared . . . Read More

  • bianchi_precomp_1-page-001 The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

    The Feminine Symptom takes as its starting point the problem of female offspring for Aristotle: If form is transmitted by the male and the female provides only matter, how is a female child produced? Aristotle answers that there must be some fault or misstep in the process. This inexplicable but necessary coincidence–sumptoma in Greek–defines the feminine symptom. Departing from the standard associations of male-activity-form and female-passivity-matter, Bianchi traces the operation of chance and spontaneity throughout . . . Read More

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