THE NEW ENGLAND SYMPOSIUM ON ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY

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WHO WE ARE

The New England Symposium on Ancient Philosophy is an organization for academics located in the New England states to present their work-in-progress on some topic in Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy.  Because the papers are distributed in advance, the meetings are devoted almost entirely to a lively discussion of the paper.

Though we began as an on-line organization due to demands of the pandemic, we will continue to meet on-line to maximize accessibility and sustainability.


If you reside or work in New England and would like to join the Symposium, please contact us.  Though you must be a member of the Symposium to present a paper, we welcome all scholars working in the field, no matter where they work or reside, to attend our meetings by using the RSVP links below.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Ryan Brown, "Plato’s Use of Mogis (Barely, Scarcely, With Toil)"
    Jun 16, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    via Zoom
    This essay focuses on Socrates's use of the phrase "scarcely able to gaze (mogis kathorosa) upon the things that are" in the Phaedrus's Palionde (248a). I argue that a better translation would be "gets a thorough look at the things that are only with much labor."
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CONTACT THE NEW ENGLAND SYMPOSIUM ON ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY

Jyl Gentzler
Department of Philosophy
Amherst College
Amherst, MA 010002

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