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January 2011

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Call for Proposals

A central metaphysical issue in the Platonic tradition is identity and difference. Papers are invited that explore the following topics:

  • Conceptions of divine unity and the inner life of the One
  • Theories of hypostatic levels
  • Accounts of personal identity in reference to the intelligibles
  • The role of the body in the assertion of difference

The Group encourages studies that explore the resources of the ancient Platonic tradition as well as later Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Neoplatonism.


This Group is committed to the ongoing study of Platonic traditions in connection with the history and philosophy of religions, from antiquity to the present. We are supported in this effort by the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies. Several of our panelists have published their papers in the Journal of Neoplatonic Studies as well as in other refereed journals in classics, religious studies, theology, and philosophy.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to Chairs and Steering Committee Members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.


Douglas Hedley
University of Cambridge
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John Peter Kenney
Saint Michael’s College
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Method of Submission


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