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The Heirs of Plato A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC) by John Dillon

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7397987M
ISBN 100198237669
ISBN 109780198237662

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The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC--the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'. The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC - the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'. The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC--the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'. Speusippus, Xenocrates, and Polemon, the three successive heads of the Academy in this. The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC. - the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'.

Plato's Heirs book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of Plato's Heirs: Classic Essays. Write a review. Jill rated it really liked it. A book of classic essays. An interesting mix and useful for considering current events and lessons fo /5. reference-type: Book author: Dillon, John M. year: title: The heirs of Plato: a study of the Old Academy, B.C place-published: Oxford New York. The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC. - the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'. Speusippus, Xenocrates, and Polemon, the three successive heads of the Academy in this period, though personally . "The Heirs of Plato" is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC - the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'.

The Heirs of Plato is the first book solely devoted to an in-depth analysis of the quite a few directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his demise in BC–the interval generally generally known as 'The Old Academy'. The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in BC--the period generally known as 'The Old Academy'. Speusippus, Xenocrates, and Polemon, the three successive heads of the Academy in this period, though personally .   The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy (– BC) Carlos Steel. John M. Dillon. Dillon's latest book is an attempt to recreate the intellectual climate in the Academy during the first generations after Plato's death, the "Old Academy," called thus to distinguish it from the "New Academy," which started with Arcesilaus in the. In this book, John Dillon investigates the development of the Academy in the 70 years after Plato's death in b.c. He discusses the careers of the Academy's chief figures, in particular, Speusippus, Xenocrates, and Polemo, the three successive heads in the period generally known as ‘The Old Academy’. Dillon's main thesis is that these philosophers set the agenda for the .