3.8) A little later, Diogenes makes a series of comparisons intended to show how much Plato owed to the comic poet, Epicharmus (3.9-3.17).The effects of this influence can perhaps be seen in the mature Plato's conception of the sensible world as ceaselessly changing.

A collection of Vlastos's papers on Socrates not published in Vlastos's 1991 book.While he stayed in Syracuse, he became the instructor to Dion, brother-in-law of the tyrant Dionysius.

I will tell you what I heard them say, and what, if they had only speech, they would fain be saying, judging from what they then said. .Early-Transitional (Either at the end of the early group or at the beginning of the middle group,.This theory of Forms, introduced and explained in various contexts in each of the middle period dialogues, is perhaps the single best-known and most definitive aspect of what has come to be known as Platonism.