Since antiquity Sparta has been seen as the source of inspiration for Plato's political projects which he described in his major dialogues, the Republic and the Laws. Nevertheless an attentive reading of the dialogues shows a more complex picture, which expresses Plato's more [...]mehr
This book now appears in a fourth edition, which includes a Bibliographical Supplement that continues the previous ones up to 2015. It proposes an interpretation of the Timaeus that takes into account all those that have been proposed throughout the ages.
In the Timaeus, Plato [...]