Diogenes Laertius’ Plato
The third book of Diogenes Laertius’ work is devoted to Plato. It includes a biography of the philosopher, a...
Platonic influences on the movement of Scholasticism
Aristotle has rightly been considered as part and parcel of medieval thought. A more careful examination of the...
The Neoplatonic School of Alexandria
The late Platonic philosophical school active fromca. middle 5th until early7th century CE in which pagan and Christian...
Mullā Sadrā
Iranian philosopher (ca.1571-1636), one of the leading Muslim thinkers after Avicenna and one of the most significant...
Euthyphro
Socratic dialogue of Plato’s, generally considered as early, dealing with the definition of piety (or holiness or reverence).
Parmenides
A late Platonic dialogue on the one-many problem, in which a severe critique is launched against the middle-period version of Plato’s Theory of Forms.
Knowledge in Plato
Even though Plato pursues the problem of the nature of knowledge in many of his dialogues, nowhere does he develop an exhaustive theory of knowledge. He principally dismisses experience as the source...
Mathematical Platonism
“Mathematical Platonism” designates a school in philosophy of Mathematics. According to that school mathematical objects are abstract entities existing by themselves independently of the...
Euthyphro Parmenides Knowledge in Plato Mathematical Platonism