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By David Sedley

Antiochus of Ascalon used to be one of many seminal philosophers of the 1st century BC, an period of radical philosophical swap. a few referred to as him a digital Stoic, yet actually his programme used to be an up to date revival of the philosophy of the ‘ancients’, that means peculiarly Plato and Aristotle. His value lies partially in his huge, immense impression on Roman intellectuals of the age, together with Cicero, Brutus and Varro, partially in his function because the harbinger of a brand new variety of philosophy, which thereafter remained dominant for the rest of antiquity. but a lot is still debatable approximately his principles. This quantity, the 1st in English to be dedicated totally to Antiochus, brings jointly a staff of prime students to debate each significant point of his existence, paintings and importance. furthermore, it comprises the 1st complete advisor to his testimonia in any glossy language.

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