The History of Philosophy Society

The History of Philosophy Society (HOPS) was established to support and encourage scholarship on the history of philosophy from diverse perspectives. We welcome the richness of multiple approaches to the history of philosophy, as well as various traditions (Africana, American, Asian, Caribbean, European, Latin American, etc.). HOPS provides a forum for various interpretive methods, including, but not limited to, analytical, deconstructive, feminist, hermeneutic, phenomenological, and pragmatist interpretations of texts and philosophers from antiquity through the 19th Century.

Call for Papers

The theme of this year’s conference will be “Life on Earth.” A description of the theme is included in the attached CfP. Keynote Speakers will be J. Baird Callicott (University of North Texas) and Jason Wirth (Seattle University). The program will also include a text seminar led by Talia Welsh (UT Chattanooga). Submissions should consist of a […]

Extended Deadline

The deadline for submissions has been extended!


The History of Philosophy Society will present a panel at SPEP on Thursday, October 31 from 9am to 12pm. The theme of the panel is “Dialectical Parallelisms: Plato, Hegel, Douglass, Malcolm X, and Newton” and will feature: Biko Mandela Gray, Syracuse University: “Conking Hegel: Malcolm X, Unhappy Consciousness, and the Dynamics of Racial Self-Mortification” Ryan […]