HoP 078 - Middle Men - the Platonic Revival

April 29th, 2012

Pioneering thinkers Eudorus, Alcinous, and Numenius fuse Pythagoreanism with Platonism and pave the way for Plotinus.

HoP 077 - Caesarian Section – Philosophy in the Roman Empire

April 22nd, 2012

In late antiquity, Aristotelianism and Platonism made a comeback, and pagan philosophy developed alongside Judaism and Christianity.

HoP 076 - R.J. Hankinson on Galen

April 15th, 2012

Jim Hankinson tells Peter about the life, work and philosophical contributions of Galen

HoP 075 - The Joy of Sects - Ancient Medicine and Philosophy

April 8th, 2012

Hellenistic doctors discover the nerves and argue about method; Galen passes judgment

HoP 074 - Tony Long on the Self in Hellenistic Philosophy

April 1st, 2012

Leading Hellenistic philosophy scholar Tony Long talks to Peter about the self, ethics and politics in the Stoics, Epicureans and Skeptics

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