The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC)

The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC)

By John M. Dillon

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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 Platos followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in 347 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 devo

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