Tag: Φιλοσοφία

Hellenistic Philosophy

John Sellars, Hellenistic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, New York 2018.

The Hellenistic period was a rich and exciting time for philosophy. It saw the birth of two new schools of thought, Epicureanism and Stoicism, and important developments in Plato’s Academy. Aristotelians and Cynics were also active during the period, all of which created …

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Jesus as Philosopher

Runar M. Thorsteinsson, Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels, Oxford University Press, New York 2018.

Jesus as Philosopher: The Philosophical Sage in the Synoptic Gospels examines the possible ways in which the authors of the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke, were inspired by contemporary philosophical traditions about the …

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Cambridge Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy 2018

The organizing committee of 2018 Cambridge Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy invites proposals for papers to be given at an interdisciplinary conference on the theme ‘Law and Order in Ancient Philosophy,’ to take place in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, on 17-18 March 2018.

 

Law and order were among the central questions debated …

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Pieter d’Hoine and Marije Martijn (ed.), All From One: A Guide to Proclus

Pieter d’Hoine and Marije Martijn (ed.), All From One: A Guide to Proclus, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017.

Proclus (412-485 A.D.) was one of the last official ‘successors’ of Plato at the head of the Academy in Athens at the end of Antiquity, before the school was finally closed down in 529. As …

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