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Plato, Cratylus. Parmenides. Greater Hippias. Lesser Hippias Cratylus discusses the nature of language. The great masterpiece in ten books, the Republic, concerns righteousness (and involves education, equality of the sexes, the structure of society, and abolition of slavery). Of the six so-called dialectical dialogues Euthydemus deals with philosophy; metaphysical Parmenides is about general concepts and absolute being LCL 167

Plato, Laches. Protagoras. Meno. Euthydemus The great masterpiece in ten books, the Republic, concerns righteousness (and involves education, equality of the sexes, the structure of society, and abolition of slavery). Of the six so-called dialectical dialogues Euthydemus deals with philosophy; metaphysical Parmenides is about general concepts and absolute being; Theaetetus reasons about the theory of knowledge LCL 165:

Parmenides was a philosopher, healer, and spiritual guide in fifth-century BC Elea, a Greek outpost on the western coast of Italy. Around 450 BC he and a young Socrates engaged in a debate on the nature of reality, later immortalized by Plato in The Parmenides, the dialogue that re-created that meeting. http://www.monkfishpublishing.com/products-page-2/philosophy/parmenides-and-the-way-of-truth/

Intensely difficult. Parmenides, rather than Socrates, becomes Plato's mouthpiece here. It essentially tries to get at the metaphysical heart of Plato's forms. The dialog was very influential to Proclus who's close reading of it ended up being influential to later Christian Neo-Platonists. Want Plato and Parmenides, sensible reality, forms, thought

Boethius, Theological Tractates. The Consolation of Philosophy Boethius was author of Latin translations of Aristotle, commentaries on various philosophical works, original works on logic, five books on music, and other works. His The Consolation of Philosophy is the last example of purely literary Latin of ancient times— LCL 74

Republic, Volume I: Books 1-5, in a new translation from Harvard University Press

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LCL :274 The Learned Banqueters, Volume V: Books 10.420e-11 — Athenaeus, S. Douglas Olson | Harvard University Press

Idealism by Jeremy Dunham: Contents Introduction: Why Idealism Matters Part 1: Ancient Idealism 1. Parmenides and the Birth of Ancient Idealism 2. Plato and Neoplatonism Part 2: Early Modern Idealism 3. Phenomenalism and Idealism I: Descartes and Malebranche 4. Phenomenalism and Idealism II: Leibniz and Berkeley Part 3:...

Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume II: Books 6-10 Diogenes Laertius lived probably in the earlier half of the 3rd century CE, his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. His history, in ten books, is divided unscientifically into two 'Successions' or sections: 'Ionian' from Anaximander to Theophrastus and Chrysippus, including the Socratic schools; 'Italian' from Pythagoras to Epicurus, including the Eleatics and sceptics. . LCL 185: