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  1. Limite, Illimitato, Prima Mescolanza: Il Ruolo Del "Filebo" Nel "De Animae Procreatione in Timaeo" di Plutarco.Francesco Caruso - 2021 - Plato Journal 21:125-147.
    Recent scholarship has recognized some thematic connections related to onto-cosmological issues between two late Platonic dialogues, such as Philebus and Timaeus, and has tried to explain them in different ways. The aim of this paper is to contribute to such a debate by analysing an ancient exegesis of Timaeus 35a1-b4, that of Plutarch of Chaeronea, which made use of the ontological sections of the Philebus in his treatise on the cosmogony of the Timaeus. More specifically, this analysis will show that (...)
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  • Severus on Tim. 30a: New Approaches and Perspectives. Porphyry, PM 87–95; Eusebius, PE 13.17.Alexandra Michalewski - 2022 - Elenchos: Rivista di Studi Sul Pensiero Antico 43 (1):153-164.
    This paper aims at re-evaluating the significance of Peripatetic features in Severus’ exegesis of the Timaeus through a comparison between Severus’ doxography in the PM and the fragment of his treatise on the soul quoted by Eusebius. Indeed, until now, the scholarly literature has been inclined to consider Severus as a plain anti-Aristotelian and pro-Stoic Platonist. However the recent edition of the Porphyrian lost treatise On Principles and Matter allows us to grasp more clearly to what extant Severus’ view on (...)
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