Paper $56.00 ISBN: 9780900587894 Published July 2003

Ancient Approaches to Plato’s Timaeus (BICS Supplement 78)

Edited by Robert W. Sharples and Anne Sheppard

Ancient Approaches to Plato’s Timaeus (BICS Supplement 78)

Edited by Robert W. Sharples and Anne Sheppard

Distributed for University of London Press

234 pages
Paper $56.00 ISBN: 9780900587894 Published July 2003
Twelve academic essays, given during the Institute of Classical Studies research seminar in 2000 and 2001, examine Plato’s vision of the `real world’ as he presented it in Timaeus while considering the text’s influence on classical philosophers and scientists. Specific subjects include astronomy, the reactions of Aristotle and others to Timaeus , Hellenistic musicology, Proclus’ Commentary , comparisons with Aristotle’s Physics and mythology.
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