The Lyceum (site and function)
In the Lyceum’s gymnasium, in the eastern part of the city of Athens, Aristotle established in 335 BC his school,...
Parmenides
A late Platonic dialogue on the one-many problem, in which a severe critique is launched against the middle-period...
The Seventh Letter
The only letter of Plato’s that is regarded as genuine by most scholars. It gives an account of Plato’s...
Schleiermacher, hermeneutics and Plato
Despite their respective philosophical and methodological differences, Schleiermacher and Gadamer bring to the fore,...
Ancient introductory handbooks for the study of Plato’s dialogues
Introductory works for the study of Plato’s dialogues written during the periods of Middle Platonism and Neoplatonism.
The Neo-Platonic curriculum
The curriculum followed by the Neo-Platonic schools in Athens and Alexandria during the 5th and 6th centuries in accordance with the scholarly arrangement of the Platonic dialogues effected by...
Al-Kindī
Iraqi philosopher, mathematician, physicist and musician (c. 800-870), the first of the "Hellenizing philosophers." He gathered around him scholars who undertook the translation of Greek...
Society in Classical Athens
Classical Athens was populated by thousands of people. According to the customs of the period, they were divided into groups of divergent political, social and professional rights and obligations.
Ancient introductory handbooks for the study of Plato’s dialogues The Neo-Platonic curriculum Al-Kindī Society in Classical Athens