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Philosophy after Caesar: The New Direction

Yelena Baraz

in A Written Republic: Cicero's Philosophical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153322
eISBN:
9781400842162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153322.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the transformation in Cicero’s philosophical project following the change in his political circumstances after the death of Julius Caesar. It begins with a reading of the ... More


The Ides of March and After

Andrew Lintott

in Cicero as Evidence: A Historian's Companion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216444
eISBN:
9780191712180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216444.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with a discussion of Ciceros's letters following the assassination of Caesar. It then discusses his philosophical projects, which include De Natura Deorum, De Divinatione, and De ... More


Cicero

Caroline Bishop

in Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829423
eISBN:
9780191867941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829423.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates Cicero’s desire to enshrine himself as a classic from a different perspective than the rest of the book. It analyses Cicero’s appropriation not of a classical Greek figure ... More


Introduction

David Gallop (ed.)

in Aristotle: On Sleep and Dreams

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686740
eISBN:
9781800342934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686740.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter covers Aristotle's essays on sleep and dreams (De Somno et Vigilia, De Insomniis, and De Divinatione per Somnum), which are included in the collection of short treatises known as the ... More


The Beginning and End of the Late Republican Astrological Debate: The Politicised Philosophical Posturings of Cicero

Steven J. Green

in Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199646807
eISBN:
9780191782220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646807.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter conducts a detailed analysis of astrological passages across two contemporary works of Cicero, De Divinatione(2.87–99) and De Fato(7–8). It argues for a softening of stance from the ... More


Introduction

Yelena Baraz

in A Written Republic: Cicero's Philosophical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153322
eISBN:
9781400842162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153322.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines Cicero’s philosophical activity during the chaotic years of Julius Caesar’s rule, with particular emphasis on the cultural, social, and political positioning of his philosophica. ... More


Text and Translation

David Gallop (ed.)

in Aristotle: On Sleep and Dreams

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686740
eISBN:
9781800342934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686740.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the text and translation of Aristotle's three essays on sleep and dreams: De Somno et Vigilia, De Insomniis, and De Divinatione per Somnum. In De Somno Aristotle shows what ... More


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