• Scholarship,  Teaching

    Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy Network Facebook Group

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many events have been cancelled and many of us cam no longer be as active in person. To connect scholars online, I’ve set up an Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy Network Facebook group. It’s a forum for scholars working in any area of ancient philosophy, from Thales of Miletus through to Boethius and Byzantium, in order to create a greater sense of community within a field that features scholars from many different backgrounds, perspectives, and locations. All members are encouraged to share ancient philosophy related events, questions, books and articles (including their own), and teaching materials. Any scholar with an interest in ancient philosophy, whatever…

  • Scholarship

    Ancient Philosophy Events and COVID-19 (Updated)

    As COVID-19 spreads more and more widely, restrictions on public gatherings and on travel, especially international travel, continue to grow. Daily Nous has a post on the way philosophy events such as department talks and visits have been affected. You can also check this crowd sourced Google doc of cancelled academic conferences. If you know of an ancient philosophy event that has been cancelled or postponed, please contact me and I will update the ancient philosophy events calendar appropriately. Also, if anyone is moving their event online or hosting new online events, please share them! There are lots of people looking for ways to stay connected.  Invicem succurrite et valete!

  • Scholarship

    New Scholarly Society: The International Society for Socratic Studies

    Readers will be interested to learn about this new scholarly society and consider becoming a member. Here is the announcement from Donald Morrison (current president, Rice): The International Society for Socratic Studies has been formed to promote Socratic studies throughout the world. We are devoted to Socratic Studies in all its aspects, drawing on the full range of ancient sources and authors, and using a variety of approaches and methods. The Society is similar in structure to the International Plato Society (now 30 years old), and the International Association for Presocratic Studies.  We will sponsor a major triennial conference every three years, support other smaller conferences in between, and promote publications…