Archai: As Origens do Pensamento Ocidental

Archai: Journal on the origins of Ancient Thought is published three times a year by Archai UNESCO Chair (University of Brasilia, Brazil).

It is published in Brazil (University of Brasília/Annablume) and in Portugal (Coimbra University Press, IUC), both printed and electronic free online access.

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n 23 (May, 2018)

An overview of the Corpus Protagoreum: A Bibliographical Note on Laks and Most’s Early Greek Philosophy

Sergio Javier Barrionuevo


After Socrates – A Trilogy: (i) Remembering Socrates

Guilherme da Costa Assunção Cecílio, Mariana Machado Rodrigues e Silva Martins

Socratic dialogue,Socrates,Plato,Sophists

Plato. Letters: Letter V

Rodolfo Lopes, Gabriele Cornelli

Platão,Cartas,Carta V,Pérdicas III da Macedôn

Therapeutic Tables and Healthy Tables: Platonic Texts in Dialogue with Hippocratic and Gastronomic Literature

Carmen Soares

Plato,Corpus Hippocraticum,cooking,medicine,p

Plotinus and Augustine on evil and matter

Maurizio Filippo Di Silva


Plato on the Traditional Definition of Knowledge

Jose Lourenco Pereira da Silva


Who breathes and smells according to Empedocles? On the πάντα of fr. 96. 1 Gallavotti

Enrico Piergiacomi

Empedocles,Theory of respiration,History of m

From ignorance to knowledge: a Foucault’s reading of Oedipus, The king

Fabiano Incerti

Knowledg,Oedipus the King,Michel Foucault,Gre

The image of kinaidos in Plato’s Gorgias

Luiz Eduardo Freitas

Plato,Gorgias,kinaidos,hedonism,greek homosex

Plato's theory of punishment in book IX of Laws

Silvia Regina da silva Barros da Cunha

Plato,Laws,Punishment,Greek Law

The proem of Aristotle’s Metaphysics: an interpretation of Metaph. A1

Guilherme da Costa Assunção Cecílio



Gabriele Cornelli (Editor-in-Chief)