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.

All manuscripts will undergo blind-review by peers.

Archai Journal is committed to a speedy and author-friendly review process; Authors can expect to receive notification the editorial decision within four months.

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n 17 (may, 2016)

Submission guidelines

Ália Rodrigues

Diretrizes para autores

Ália Rodrigues

Boys‑Stones, G., El Murr, D. and Gill, C. (eds.). (2013). The Platonic Art of Philosophy. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Luca Jean Pitteloud

Rodríguez Cidre, E. (2010). Cautivas Troyanas. El mundo femenino fragmentado en las tragedias de Eurípides. Córdoba, Ediciones El Copista

Lucia Romero-Mariscal

Defesa de Palamedes (Górgias)

Gabrielle Cavalcante

To free the soul from the body-prison: the function of true philosophy

Francesc Casadesus

The Platonic agnosticism in the Plato’s Phaedo

Dennys Garcia Xavier


Soul, death and immortality

Giovanni Casertano

Observations on “the equal” and “the equals”: Phaedo 72e‑77a Fédon 72e-77a

José Gabriel Santos

Is Platonism life denying?

Guilherme Domingues da Motta

The Phaedo and the Education for (non-)death in 15th century Spain

Edrisi Fernandes

A strange mixture of pleasure and pain

Anastácio Borges

Apresentação do Dossiê (segunda parte). O Fédon de Platão. Conferência da Sociedade Brasileira de Platonistas (SBP)

Dennys Garcia Xavier

Presuppositions and ethical implications of the dialectical metaphysics in Plato’s Seventh Letter

Luiz Rohden


Rodolfo Lopes (Assistant Editor)