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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  • 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

  • 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

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