CFP: Hellenistic Philosophy Society at the 2019 APA Pacific

Submission deadline: July 23, 2018

Conference date(s):
April 17, 2019 - April 20, 2019

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Conference Venue:

American Philosophical Association – Pacific Division
Vancouver, Canada

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Abstracts of no more than 600 words are invited for papers to be presented at the meeting of the Hellenistic Philosophy Society (HPS) at the 2019 APA Pacific, April 17-20, in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Deadline for submission is July 23, 2018.

Before submitting an abstract, please become a member of the HPS (if you are not one already) by completing the online membership form:

Abstracts should be prepared for blind review (i.e., no identifying information should appear in the abstract itself) and submitted here: 

Each speaker on the HPS panel will have 20-25 minutes for paper delivery, and 20 minutes for discussion. Presenters will be notified of selections by mid-August.

Presenters at this session are required to register for the 2019 APA Pacific Division Meeting.

The Hellenistic Philosophy Society aims to promote the study of figures and schools that emerged in the period after the death of Aristotle (~322 BCE) until Rome defeated the last Hellenistic dynasty at the Battle of Actium (~31 BCE). The Society focuses on the philosophies of the period's three major schools: Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Skepticism (both Academic and Pyrrhonian). Included also in the scope of the Society are later ancient thinkers who post-dated the Hellenistic period but whose work was grounded in Hellenistic thought.

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