Stretching from some of the earliest recorded urban and literate cultures in the near east, through the emergence of the
Towards the end of the 4th Century BCE, the Academy in Athens changed. The Platonists moved away from the metaphysical
Isocrates was a contemporary of Plato and one of the finest rhetoricians of the classical world. Although maligned as a
After Plato’s death, the school he established – the Academy – continued to develop upon the esoteric cosmological and metaphysical
Founded by Antisthenes, a student of Socrates, the Cynics would be a minor philosophical school throughout the Greco-Roman classical period.