We were pleased to welcome Ryan Fowler for our Open House Discussion, to talk about ‘How and Why to Read Plato in the Early Common Era’.
To prepare for the discussion, participants might like to read the following.
- Ryan C. Fowler: Handout: ‘On the Arrangement of the Platonic Dialogues’ (PDF)
- There is a second handout, referred to during the discussion: Handout #2 (PDF).
You may watch the video recording of the event on our YouTube channel or below:
If you have comments, questions, or observations about the passages and themes discussed, members can start and continue the discussion in this Forum thread.
For further videos please visit the Watch page.
Ryan C. Fowler
Ryan C. Fowler (PhD Rutgers University) teaches at Franklin and Marshall College and the Lancaster Theological Seminary. He was at the CHS as a fellow in the fall, working with Alberto Quiroga Puertas on atechnoi in the Cappadocian Fathers. Ryan directs the yearly Greek and Latin Sunoikisis faculty seminars and fall courses, and the Sunoikisis-X courses in the spring. His first book, Plato in the Third Sophistic is now available from De Gruyter. He recently completed a second manuscript: The Imperial Plato (a translation of Albinus’s Introduction to Plato, Maximus of Tyre’s Dissertation 11, and Apuleius’s On Plato), which is forthcoming with Parmenides Press.