The First Public Intellectuals Panel
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82237519287?pwd=OHVTSi9PUVZBcTNHNUcwSjFSK0thdz09#success ..read more
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Drew Hyland Archive and Conference
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
Drew Hyland Archive / Conference  Drew Hyland has been an integral part of the framework of American continental philosophy since the 1960s. He is the author of many highly influential books and articles dealing with ancient Greek philosophy, 20th century continental philosophy, and the philosophy of sport, and his work has been published into multiple languages. From 1967 until 2014 he taught at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, where we are now proud to be opening the Drew Hyland Archive, a comprehensive collection of his published (and some unpublished) works, academic corresponden ..read more
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APS Panel Call for Proposals
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
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Ancient Philosophy Society Annual Call for Papers
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
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Plato and Aristophanes: Comedy, Politics, and the Pursuit of a Just Life
Ancient Philosophy Society
by Christopher Long
1M ago
In Plato and Aristophanes, Marina Marren contends that our search for communal justice must start with self-examination. The realization that there are things that we cannot know about ourselves unless we become the subject of a joke is integral to such self-scrutiny. Jokes provide a new perspective on our politics and ethics; they are essential to our civic self-awareness. Marren makes this case by delving into Plato’s Republic, a foundational work of political philosophy. While the Republic straightforwardly condemns the decadence and greed of a tyrant, Plato’s attack on political idealism i ..read more
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Biopolitics and Ancient Thought
Ancient Philosophy Society
by Christopher Long
1M ago
Biopolitics and Ancient Thought. Edited by Jussi Backman and Antonio Cimino. (Classics in Theory.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. 240 pages. The volume studies, from different perspectives, the relationship between ancient thought and biopolitics, that is, theories, discourses, and practices in which the biological life of human populations becomes the focal point of political government. It thus continues and deepens the critical examination, in recent literature, of Michel Foucault’s claim concerning the essentially modern character of biopolitics. The nine contributions comprised in ..read more
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Deleuze, A Stoic & The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter
Ancient Philosophy Society
by Christopher Long
1M ago
Deleuze, A Stoic shows Deleuze’s engagement with Stoicism produced many of his most singular and powerful ideas, reveals a lasting influence on Gilles Deleuze by mapping his provocative reading of ancient Stoicism, unearths new possibilities for bridging contemporary philosophy and classics by engaging a vital yet recently rising area of scholarship: continental philosophy’s relationship to ancient philosophy, and introduces the untranslated Stoic scholarship published by pre- and post-Deleuzian French philosophers of antiquity to the English-reading world. Deleuze dramatises the story of anci ..read more
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2022 Ancient Philosophy Society Annual Meeting Program
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
Please see the attached program for the 2022 Annual Independent Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society, being held in person at Penn St. University this April  7-10.  It would be great to see you there. Please contact Christopher Moore (crm21@psu.edu), Michael Shaw (Michael.shaw@uvu.edu), or Marina McCoy (marina.mccoy@bc.edu) for further information. Sincerely, Michael Shaw ..read more
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Graduate Student Dissertation Panel
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
The Ancient Philosophy Society is holding a zoom panel featuring graduate students working in ancient philosophy from institutions historically associated with the APS. Each participant will spend 5-10 minutes to present some of their work, some from within their dissertation project and others more broadly, after which there will be a chance to discuss all their projects big and small. Please join us at 12noon EDT on 22-April to hear some of what’s up and coming in Ancient Philosophy. This is a student organized event. A flyer for the event is attached.  Panel via Zoom: https://uky.zoom ..read more
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Active and Passive Dunamis Updated Link
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
In case you are having any trouble with the Zoom link in the PDF Flyer for the panel on Active and Passive Dunamis this Friday, February  11th at 12pm Eastern, 6pm Central European Time, here is a copy of the Zoom link.  Just click on the link below to join the meeting this Friday. Topic: APS Session: Active and Passive Dunamis Time: Feb 11, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83109225683?pwd=eldrVXRBdnEyVkMrUW8yOHhMUWVwZz09 Meeting ID: 831 0922 5683 Passcode: 965363 Thank you, Michael Shaw and Marina McCoy ..read more
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