Gorgias
The Gorgias is Plato’s longest dialogue after the Republic and the Laws. Nominally the subject matter of the...
Epinomis
Epinomis is the dialogue putatively concluding the Laws. It takes up the question about the education of the higher...
Neoplatonism and politics: the case of Emperor Julian
The final attempt to revive pagan polytheism in the 4th c. AD, pivoted on Neoplatonic philosophical theology,...
Incunabula Latin Translations of Works by Plato
These are the individual publications in Latin translation of Plato’s Dialogues (authentic and spurious) and...
Syriac translations of Plato’s works
In the 4th and 5th centuries Syria was home to a significant translation movement whose aim was the integration of ancient Greek philosophical education in a Christian context. Although this...
Aristotelianism and Platonism in late Byzantium
The issue of oppositional relationship Plato and Aristotle and the primacy of a set again by the Byzantines in the 14th century thinkers, interrupting a long tradition of acceptance Neoplatonist...
Plato
Interest in politics, running parallel to a critical stance toward the Athenian Democracy and its institutions, permeates Plato’s philosophy. The idea that philosophers must rule or rulers must...
Spurious dialogues of Plato
Since antiquity, those texts not considered to be authentic Platonic writings have been characterized as spurious dialogues of Plato. However, to this day the exact criteria on which this selection...
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