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Later Platonist Interpretation of the Republic

Chair: Harold Tarrant (

This panel covers any readings from the time of Cicero until the end of antiquity. The topic could include readings of the mathematics (e.g. Theon of Smyrna), the tripartite psychology, educational theory,  political implications, the critique of drama and other poetry, and the Myth of Er. the Republic’s place in the curriculum, and its wider influence on Neoplatonism.