David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Our knowledge of the Academy between the death of Plato and the first century BC is not extensive, though covered both by Philodemus' Academica, a history of the School on damaged papyrus, and by brief biographies in the fourth book of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Philosophers. These biographies cover the main school leaders down to the time of Clitomachus (d. 110/09 BC). It would be usual to see the Academy as having built on Plato's work and maintained his traditions for about eighty years after the death of Plato in 347 BC, where upon Arcesilaus drew on the precedent of Socratic ignorance to move in a new, more sceptical direction
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Harold Tarrant (1985). Scepticism or Platonism?: The Philosophy of the Fourth Academy. Cambridge University Press.
D. N. Sedley (ed.) (2012). The Philosophy of Antiochus. Cambridge University Press.
John Dillon (2005). The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy. Clarendon Press.
John M. Dillon (2003). The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy, 347-274 B.C. Oxford University Press.
John Dillon (1981). Antiochus and the Late Academy John Glucker: Antiochus and the Late Academy. (Hypomnemata, 56.) Pp. 510. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1978. Paper. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 31 (01):60-62.
Phillip Sidney Horky (2009). Persian Cosmos and Greek Philosophy: Plato's Associates and the Zoroastrian Magoi. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 37:47-103.
Edward Moore, Middle Platonism. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Julia Annas & Jacques Brunschwig (1990). Platon le sceptique. Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 95 (2):267 - 291.
George E. Karamanolis (2006). Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle From Antiochus to Porphyry. Oxford University Press.
Harold Tarrant (2004). The Heirs of Plato.: A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC), by John Dillon. Ancient Philosophy 24 (1):244-247.
Harold Tarrant (2005). Socratic. Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (2).
Debra Nails (1995). Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of Philosophy. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Harold Thorsrud, Ancient Greek Skepticism. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
John Glucker (1978). Antiochus and the Late Academy. Vandenhoeck Und Ruprecht.
Harold Tarrant (2000). Plato's First Interpreters. Cornell University Press.
Added to index2012-02-25
Total downloads2 ( #511,927 of 1,700,312 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #362,609 of 1,700,312 )
How can I increase my downloads?