Conference Registration and Travel Information
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1M ago
The Registration Link is now live for the 2024 meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society in Toronto. Here is some useful travel information for the event: Transportation from Toronto Airports to Hotel: -There are two airports servicing the Toronto area:  Pearson International Airport (which is about a half hour’s car ride from downtown Toronto), and Billy Bishop Airport (which is within the city limits). -To get to the Chelsea Hotel from Pearson Airport, you can take a taxi, airport limo service, or the express train service.  Uber and Lyft cars can also be arranged.  -The expre ..read more
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Soul and Life: Psyche in Seminal Ancient Greek Thinkers
Ancient Philosophy Society
by Christopher Long
1M ago
SOUL AND LIFE brings together essays on Greek ontology, psychology, politics, and theories of soul in Socratic thought, Plato, Aristotle, and Herodotus. Among the included perspectives, there is the recognition in common that the soul (psyche) is not a mere hypostatization or reification of the object of cognitive studies. Instead, these essays attempt to understand the soul as distinguished by life itself and as setting out ways of being in the world. The essays in Part I focus on political psychology, pursue feminist themes, and engage with issues in ethics and education. Contributions in Pa ..read more
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Call for Abstracts: Plato’s Lysis
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
3M ago
Plato’s Lysis: A Virtual Conference Jointly Sponsored by The Ancient Philosophy Society for the Study of Ancient Greek and Roman Thought and The International Plato Society (Asia, Africa, and Australia Regions) June 13-14, 2024 We are pleased to solicit abstracts for a conference jointly sponsored by the Ancient Philosophy Society and the International Plato Society, to be held remotely from June 13-14, 2024. The purpose of this meeting is to foster dialogue between scholars in Asia-Oceania and their colleagues across the globe (Europe, Africa, and The Americas), so submissions from diverse cu ..read more
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Heidegger and the Destruction of Aristotle: On How to Read the Tradition
Ancient Philosophy Society
by Christopher Long
4M ago
For Martin Heidegger, our inherited traditions provide the concepts through which we make our world intelligible. Concepts we can also oppose, disrupt, and even exceed. First, however, if Western philosophy is our inheritance, we must submit it to Destruktion —starting with Aristotle. Heidegger and the Destruction of On How to Read the Tradition presents a new conception of Heidegger’s “destruction” as a way of reading. Situated between Nietzschean genealogy and Derridean deconstruction, this method uncovers in Aristotle the most vital originating articulations of the Western tradition and giv ..read more
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Graduate Student Panel
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
6M ago
Please join us on Zoom from 1:00-2:30pm EDT (UTC-4) on Friday, September 15th to hear some of what’s up and coming in Ancient Philosophy! The Ancient Philosophy Society is holding a Zoom panel featuring graduate students working in ancient philosophy. Each participant will spend 10-15 minutes to present some of their current work, with time for Q&A after each presentation. Topics include: Aristotle’s teleology, recollection in Aristotle, weaving in Plato’s Statesman, and the role of metaphor in philosophical thinking. Please see the attached flyer for more info. Zoom link for the even ..read more
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Ancient Philosophy Society 2024 Call for Papers
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
6M ago
23rd Annual Conference April 4-6, 2024 Toronto Metropolitan University We are pleased to solicit essays for the 23rd annual meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society, hosted by Toronto Metropolitan University in Toronto, Canada. This year’s event is taking place in conjunction with the 5th Canadian Colloquium for Ancient Philosophy. We invite submissions on any topic in Greek and Roman Philosophy. Submissions must be received by December 1, 2023. The list of confirmed speakers includes: Amber Carpenter (Yale-NUS) David Ebrey (University of Barcelona) Marguerite Deslauriers (McGill University ..read more
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Peter of Ireland, Writings on Natural Philosophy. Commentary on Aristotle’s On Length and Shortness of Life and the Determinatio Magistralis
Ancient Philosophy Society
by Christopher Long
6M ago
226 p., 156 x 234 mm, PB, ISBN: 978-2-503-60568-5 / eISBN: 978-2-503-60569-2 Series: Brepols Library of Christian Sources, vol. 9 This book contains a study and translation of the works on natural philosophy by the 13th-century thinker Peter of Ireland, who taught Thomas Aquinas at the University of Naples. Peter of Ireland (Petrus de Ybernia) was born sometime around the beginning of the thirteenth century in Ireland, probably of a Norman family. He probably left Ireland aged around age 15 to pursue his studies abroad. His interest in medical and scientific questions would suggest a stay at O ..read more
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Call for Proposals: Ancient Philosophy Today
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
9M ago
If you think that ancient philosophy has continuing relevance and resonance, then why not submit your next article to Ancient Philosophy Today? The journal’s guiding thought is that ancient theories are not ‘obsolete’; rather, they are serious philosophical texts that can inform current philosophical interests and debates. A forum for top-quality work in ancient philosophy that engages with issues in contemporary philosophy Ancient Philosophy Today both highlights the continuing importance of ancient philosophy and gives the field a greater sense of identity and direction. The journ ..read more
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The Athens MA in Ancient Philosophy
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
10M ago
For more information, see attached our updated Call for Applications; the application period is until June 30, 2023. For more information, including the application form and a list of required documents, visit https://athensma.phs.uoa.gr. See also the information leaflet attached, and our new video: https://youtu.be/gTagOeCQXFg leafletDownload ..read more
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Ancient Philosophy Society 2023 Registration and Program
Ancient Philosophy Society
by William Koch
1y ago
Registration for the 2023 Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society at Ganzaga University in Spokane Washington, running from April 19-22, can be FOUND HERE. The Program for the meeting is AVAILABLE HERE ..read more
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