Online Resources (Articles)

This page revised August 31, 2012

For primary sources, see Online Primary Sources

I. Ancient Greek and Roman (Pre-Augustine)

Cultural Background to Greek Philosophy

A Day in Old Athens: A Picture of Athenian Life (ca. 360 BCE)

The Philosophers

1. "Xenophanes," by James Lesher (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

2. John Burnet's Early Greek Philosophy (1920), an excellent book entirely online.

3. "Heraclitus," by Daniel Graham (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

4. "Plato--Ethics and Politics," by Eric Brown (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

5. "Speusippus" (Academy head after Plato), by Russell Dancy
     (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

6. Aristotle (articles in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy; scroll down)