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

  • 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 APS2017@baylor.edu. Deadline: . . . Read More

  • Plotinus, Ennead II.9. Against the Gnostics. Translation, With an Introduction and Commentary

    How was the universe created, and what is our place within it? These are the questions at the heart of Plotinus’ Against the Gnostics. For the Gnostics, the universe came into being as a result of the soul’s fall from intelligible reality—it is the evil outcome of a botched creation. Plotinus challenges this narrative and insists that the soul’s creation of the world is the necessary consequence of its contemplation of the ideal forms. While . . . Read More

  • History of Philosophy Society Call For Papers

     History of Philosophy Society 3rd Annual Meeting: Pleasure Emory University, May 19-20, 2017 Call for Papers: Pleasure The History of Philosophy Society is accepting full paper submissions for our third annual conference. Papers should address the theme of “Pleasure.” This theme may be examined in any of the philosophical idioms in which it plays a role: aesthetic, ethical, social, intellectual, etc.. Typically, HOPS submissions focus on a single author, but essays treating multiple authors will . . . Read More

  • An Aristotelian Feminism

    This book articulates the theoretical outlines of a feminism developed from Aristotle’s metaphysics, making a new contribution to feminist theory. Readers will discover why Aristotle was not a feminist and how he might have become one, had he been truer to his best insights.

  • Sophistes Plato’s Dialogue and Heidegger’s Lectures in Marburg (1924-25)

    Heidegger’s philosophy has an extraordinarily complex relationship to Plato. Heidegger sees Plato as the founder of that Western metaphysics which he claims should be overcome. However, his interpretation of Plato, upon which his reconstruction of the history of philosophy rests, is anything but incontestable from a philological point of view, and has generated much criticism. This criticism, however, has been hampered by the fact that the only example in Heidegger’s work of a detailed analysis . . . Read More

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