“Ancient philosophy” is broadly construed as embracing the history of ancient Greek, Indian, and Chinese thought, among other traditions.
Please explore. Recent updates include:
- Resource pages now include starting-points for research in both Chinese and Greek traditions.
- The Canadian Colloquium for Ancient Philosophy was held at UBC from May 2-4, 2014: a detailed programme is available here, and here’s an album of photos (Facebook).
- Prof. Edward Slingerland taught a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in the Foundations of Chinese Thought in fall 2014. Check out the course archive here.
- Successful candidates for last year’s funded MA fellowship opportunity in Ancient Philosophy have been notified.
Some useful links:
- A list of UBC faculty with research interests in ancient philosophy
- A list of related graduate programs and courses taught
- Currently funded research projects relating to ancient philosophy at the University
- In the Agora: A student blog treating ancient philosophies and their modern echoes
- A Facebook page for Ancient Philosophy at UBC
- A collection of fundamental resources for students in Greek philosophy
- Space, an experimental note-taking application for iPad developed for study and collaboration in the history of philosophy
This website, the Canadian Colloquium for Ancient Philosophy, and the individual projects listed above are generously supported by an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.