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 25 (2019 1)

N. S. Galgano, I Precetti della Dea: Non Essere e Contraddizione in Parmenide di Elea (2017, Diogene Multimedia)

Lucio Angelo Privitello


Plato and the (Timely) Untimeliness of Normative Utopia A Profile of Mario Vegetti

Franco Ferrari

Plato,normative utopia,profile,Mario Vegetti

Against the Grammarians by Sextus Empiricus annotated translation, part three (M 1. 169-247)

Joseane Mara Prezotto

Sextus Empiricus,Scepticism,Epicureanism,Gram

Translation of Diogenes Laërtius’ Vitae Philosophorum, Book IV On the Academics

Rodrigo Pinto de Brito, Aldo Lopes Dinucci

Diogenes Laërtius,Academics,History of Philos

There is, evidently, a “Parmenides physikos”, but… About Livio Rossetti, Un altro Parmenide, 2017

Nestor-Luis Cordero


Some Considerations about the Relationship between Science and Philosophy in Ptolemaic Writings An Analysis from Its Teleological Model of Explanation

María Teresa Gargiulo

Science,Theology,Scientific Rationality,Metap

Some indirect testimonies about Plato’s personal character and their connection with passages of the written dialogues

Miguel Ángel Spinassi

Plato,Personal Character,Dialogues,Indirect T

The pre-history of the significance of ousia An analysis of the heideggerian interpretation of ousia as presentness (Anwesenheit)

Estevão Lemos Cruz

οὐσία (ousia),pre-philosophical comprehension

The Persian Empire and Classical Political Thought A Panoramic View

Matheus Treuk Medeiros de Araujo

political thought,monarchy,despotism,Persia,e

The Reception of Classical Latin Literature in Early Modern Philosophy: the case of Ovid and Spinoza

Nastassja Pugliese

Ovid,Spinoza,Reception of Latin Literature

Scholarship Overview on Gnosticism and Early Jewish-Christian Writings: (re)mantling Categories about Ancient Religious Phenomena

Jean Felipe de Assis

Gnosticism,Hellenistic Religions,Early Christ