Dec 7, 2016
On Prophecy in Sleep (Greek: ΠΕΡΙ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΘ ΥΠΝΟΝ ΜΑΝΤΙΚΗΣ) is also known as On Divination in Sleep (Latin: DE DIVINATIONE PER SOMNUM). In this short book Aristotle asks why alleged prophetic dreams typically come to base people at night instead of to the wise during the day which would be...
Dec 2, 2016
Sophist (ΣΟΦΙΣΤΗΣ) is a dialogue written by Plato which discusses being and not-being while drawing a distinction between true philosophers and mere sophists. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Read in English by Geoffrey Edwards. Meta Coordinator: Bart de Leeuw. Proof Listener: Rapunzelina. Painting: Andromeda...
Nov 16, 2016
This second of the six Enneads (ΕΝΝΕΑΔΕΣ) written by Plotinus (ΠΛΩΤΙΝΟΣ); arranged by Porphyry (ΠΟΡΦΥΡΙΟΣ) and translated by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie contains the following nine books:
1. Of the Heaven
2. About the Movement of the Heavens
3. Whether Astrology is of any Value
4. Of Matter
5. Of the...
Oct 12, 2016
Theaetetus (Ancient Greek: ΘΕΑΙΤΗΤΟΣ) discusses epistemological concepts including perception, true judgment and knowledge. Socrates compares the human mind to a piece of wax and is critical of lawyers who seek only to persuade using rhetoric. Painting: The Studio by Honoré Daumier.
Sep 8, 2016
This first of the six Enneads (ΕΝΝΕΑΔΕΣ) written by Plotinus (ΠΛΩΤΙΝΟΣ); arranged by Porphyry (ΠΟΡΦΥΡΙΟΣ) and translated by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie contains the following nine books:
1. The Organism and the Self
2. Concerning Virtue
3. Of Dialectic, or the Means of Raising the Soul to...