Epicureanism and Plato
‘Epicureanism’ here refers quite generally to a coherent system of philosophical views on...
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...
Kant, neo-Kantianism and Plato
Kant, and the academic / intellectual current known as "neo-Kantianism," have attempted a fragmentary, productive and...
Plato’s unwritten doctrines
The term “unwritten doctrines” refers to Plato’s views on the principles of beings, which he did not...
Eudoxus
Philosopher and mathematician of the 4th c. B.C., Eudoxus was an intimate friend of Plato. He is attributed with the first theory of hedonism in ethics, with the first astronomical theory in...
Simplicius
Neoplatonist philosopher who lived in the first half of the 6th century AD. Author of commentaries mainly on Aristotle, he aimed at establishing the agreement of Aristotle with Plato and, moreover,...
First editions in Greek of the works of Plato
The editio princeps of the Platonic corpus, edited by Marcus Musurus and printed at the press of Aldus Manutius in Venice, circulated in 1513. By the end of the sixteenth century, four editions of...
Hermias
Neoplatonist philosopher who was active in Athens and mainly in Alexandria in the 5th century AD. His Commentary on the Phaedrus, which records the teaching of Syrianus, is the only surviving ancient...
Eudoxus Simplicius First editions in Greek of the works of Plato Hermias