The Heirs of Plato by John Dillon

The Heirs of Plato by John Dillon

Oxford University Press, 2005 This 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 70 years or so following his death in 347 BC – generally known as ‘The Old...
The Roots of Platonism by John Dillon

The Roots of Platonism by John Dillon

Cambridge University Press, 2019 How does a school of thought, in the area of philosophy, or indeed of religion, from roots that may be initially open-ended and largely informal, come to take on the features that later mark it out as distinctive, and even exclusive?...
IAMBLICHUS:  The Platonic Commentaries by John Dillon

IAMBLICHUS: The Platonic Commentaries by John Dillon

The Prometheus Trust, 2009 The Prometheus Trust has published exemplary editions of ancient philosophical texts, many of which were influential upon Renaissance magic. Among these were the neo-platonists, Including Iamblichus, who was notable for emphasising ritual...
Alcinous: the Handbook of Platonism

Alcinous: the Handbook of Platonism

Clarendon Press, 1995 The Handbook of Platonism or Didaskalikos, attributed to Alcinous (long identified with the Middle Platonist Albinus, but on inadequate grounds), is a central text of later Platonism. In Byzantine times, in the Italian Renaissance, and even up to...