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Philosophy as Socio-political Upbringing  

Johannes Hahn

Print publication date:
Feb 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article examines philosophy and Roman philosophers, who were highly regarded but not considered worthy enough for public support. It begins by studying Emperor Marcus Aurelius' ... More

Plutarch: Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics  

Fred Brenk

Print publication date:
Dec 2017
Online publication date:
Nov 2017
This chapter describes Plutarch’s role as a Middle Platonist in the Second Sophistic. In philosophy he holds a literal interpretation of the Timaeus and often opposes the Stoics and ... More