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.

It is indexed by Web of Science - ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index), SciELO, European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH Plus), L’Année Philologique, Philosopher‘s Index, DOAJ, Phil Brasil, Latindex, Cengage Learning, Google Schoolar, BASE, Diadorim, PKP Index and Portal de Periódicos da CAPES. It has Impact Factor 5.171 in the Scientific Journal Impact Factor and it got the second best grade (A2) of its field (Philosophy) in the latest Qualis CAPES evaluation.

n 19 (January, 2017)

Submission guidelines

Gabriele Cornelli (Editor-in-Chief)

Diretrizes para Autores

Gabriele Cornelli (Editor-in-Chief)

Reseña: Solana Dueso, J. (2014). Aspasia de Mileto y la emancipación de las mujeres. Wilamowitz frente a Bruns. Amazon E-book.

Mariana Gardella

Plato. Letters: Letter I

Rodolfo Lopes, Gabriele Cornelli

Plato,Letters,Letter I,Dionysus II of Siracus

El Socrates’ veil in the Phaedrus and the weave of the Platonic dialogues

Jonathan Lavilla de Lera


El tratado Ars rhetorica y el comentario al Timeo de Casio Longino. Testimonios de La Recepción de Platón en La Antigüedad Tardía

Liliana Carolina Sánchez Castro

Ars Rhetorica,Cassius Longinus,Late Antiquity

Parmenides as psychologist – Part one fragments DK 1 and 2

Nicola Stefano Galgano

Parmenides,Eleaticism,Presocratics,Ancient ep

The intermediate character of mathematics and the ontological structure of its elements by Plato and Aristotle

Gilfranco Lucena dos Santos


Zu On Plato’s artistic definition of philosophy the Dialogues as the highest form of poetry

M. R. Engler


Philosophes au théâtre de l’écriture Socrate et Anaxagore, Aristophane et Platon

Massimo Stella


El concepto de libertad en la República de Platón

Sergio Ariza


Plato and democracy’s ambiguous beauty (i) the tension between philosophy and democracy

Alexandre Franco de Sá



Gabriele Cornelli (Editor-in-Chief)