Parmenides
A late Platonic dialogue on the one-many problem, in which a severe critique is launched against the middle-period...
Plato and comedy
Attic comedy is the literary genre of the fifth century BCE that, on grounds of form, is closest to the Platonic...
20th century political theories and Plato
Throughout the twentieth century platonic philosophy becomes the subject of various hermeneutic approaches. The...
Hermetica – Popular Platonism
Apocalyptic texts and related intellectual currents emerging between the 1st and the 3rd centuries AD, ultimately...
Heraclides of Pontus
A 4th cent. BC philosopher, one of the first students of Plato in the Academy; an intellectual of great independence of thought, he made original contributions to many fields of natural philosophy.
The Neoplatonic School of Alexandria
The late Platonic philosophical school active fromca. middle 5th until early7th century CE in which pagan and Christian students were mainly taught the works of Plato and Aristotle.
Socrates
Socrates is considered to embody philosophy and regarded as the philosopher to have influenced Plato the most. We are not certain, however, whether the protagonist of the Platonic dialogues and the...
Iamblichus: the defense of theurgy
Αfter Plotinus, the most prominent representative of ancient Neoplatonism, and the first upholder of the ritual means of union with the divine. He exerted decisive influence on the evolution of...
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