Tag: Philosophy


  • “Cicero for and against divination.”

    - Malcolm Schofield,  “Cicero for and against divination,” Journal of Roman Studies, 76: 47-65., 1986.
  • Cicero’s Knowledge of the Peripatos

    - William W. Fortenbaugh and Peter Steinmetz (eds.), Cicero’s Knowledge of the Peripatos. New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1989.
  • “Domina et Regina Virtutum: justice and societas in De Officiis.”

    - E. M. Atkins, “Domina et Regina Virtutum: justice and societas in De Officiis,” Phronesis, 35: 258-89., 1990.
  • “Politics and philosophy in Stoicism.”

    - Paul A. Vander Waerdt, “Politics and philosophy in Stoicism,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 9: 185-211., 1991.
  • “Silencing the troublemaker: De legibus 1.39 and the continuity of Cicero’s skepticism.”

    - Woldemar Görler, “Silencing the troublemaker: De legibus 1.39 and the continuity of Cicero’s skepticism,” in Powell (1995), 85-113., 1995.
  • “Socrates in the Academic books and other Ciceronian works.”

    - John Glucker, “Socrates in the Academic books and other Ciceronian works,” in Assent and Argument: Studies in Cicero’s Academic Books, eds. B. Inwood and J. Mansfeld. Leiden and New York: 58-88.154, 1997.
    Overview: –  Cicero’s philosophical works are a rich source for the understanding of Hellenistic philosophy, and his “Academic Books” are of critical importance for the study of ancient epistemology, especially the central debate… More
  • Cicero’s Philosophy of History

    - Matthew Fox, Cicero’s Philosophy of History. Oxford University Press, 2007.
    Overview: –  Cicero has long been seen to embody the values of the Roman republic. This provocative study of Cicero’s use of history reveals that rather than promoting his own values, Cicero uses historical representation to explore the… More
  • The End of Dialogue in Antiquity

    - Simon Goldhill, The End of Dialogue in Antiquity. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
    Overview: –  Dialogue’ was invented as a written form in democratic Athens and made a celebrated and popular literary and philosophical style by Plato. Yet it almost completely disappeared in the Christian empire of late antiquity. This book, the… More
  • “Ciceronian dialogue.”

    - Malcolm Schofield “Ciceronian dialogue,” in S. Goldhill (2008), 63-84., 2008.
  • “Cicero and the rebirth of political philosophy.”

    - Walter Nicgorski, “Cicero and the rebirth of political philosophy,” in Cicero’s Practical Philosophy, ed. W. Nicgorski. Notre Dame, Ind.: 242-82., 2012.
  • “Antiochus on social virtue.”

    - Malcolm Schofield “Antiochus on social virtue,” in The Philosophy of Antiochus, ed. D. N. Sedley Cambridge: 173-87., 2012.