Crates
Crates was an Athenian philosopher who studied in the Platonic Academy under Polemo. He presided over the Academy after...
Mathematical Platonism
“Mathematical Platonism” designates a school in philosophy of Mathematics. According to that school...
The Academy
The site of the Academy is situated outside the city walls, west of the Dipylon Gate. The area of the Academy attained...
Socrates’ Trial
In 399 BC Socrates is condemned to death for impiety and corruption of the young. His trial is registered as a dark...
Bessarion
Bessarion (circa 1399/1400-1472) was one of the most important scholars in Late Byzantium, a theologian and philosopher that played a decisive role in the transfer of studies from East to the West...
Olympiodorus
Neoplatonic philosopher who flourished in the 6th century CE at Alexandria. Olympiodorus is the last known head of the Neoplatonic school of Alexandria.
Plato and the sciences of his time
Plato, during the fifty years he was active as an author, becomes all the more favourably inclined toward the science of his time, in the shaping of which an important contribution was made by...
Alcibiades
Alcibiades is a Platonic dialogue focusing on the themes of self-knowledge, and self-care. Measured with stylometric criteria the dialogue is placed in the philosopher’s early or Socratic...
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