Philosophy Archive, a good site where one can find txt files of
the works of Plato and Aristotle, along with those of Epictetus, Marcus
Aurelius, and Plotinus.
- MIT Internet Classics
Archive, has a range of classical texts including a number of philosophical
authors as both html and txt files.
Project (with a UK
mirror site at the University of Oxford), an excellent site where
students can find texts by Plato and Aristotle in both English and Greek,
jump between the two at any point in the text, jump to passages by using
Stephanus or Bekker references, and look up Greek words via hyperlinks
to an on-line lexicon. The Greek texts are available in transliteration
or in Greek (use SGreek
Font and visit the Perseus 'Configure Display' page).
- The Fathers
of the Church, a substantial collection of early Christian texts,
many of which are relevant to the study of ancient philosophy.
- Early Church
Fathers, based upon the printed volumes The Ante-Nicene Fathers
and The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, this site includes
numerous texts, including many works by Augustine.
- The Internet
Encycopedia of Philosophy (IEP), already contains a number of helpful
articles devoted to ancient philosophy and more are on their way (the
quickest way to find entries on ancient philosophy is via the Timeline).
It looks set to become a very useful resource.
- Stanford Encycopedia
of Philosophy (with a UK
mirror site at the University of Leeds), has, to date, fewer articles
than the IEP currently available, but it looks set to become a significant
work of reference for the future. Contributions are, in general, invited
from established scholars and forthcoming contributions will include
Richard Kraut on Plato, Anthony Long on Epictetus, David Sedley on Lucretius,
and Lloyd Gerson on Plotinus. It may well be worth checking the Stanford
Table of Contents occasionally to watch its progression.
History of Mathematics Archive, based at the University of St Andrews,
which include entries on a number of ancient
- The Archelogos
Project based at the University of Edinburgh. This site is designed
to offer analyses of the philosophical arguments in the works of Plato
and Aristotle and includes contributions from a number of well-known
scholars in the field. These take the form of detailed section by section
commentaries on individual works. Some of these commentaries are already
available, while many others are forthcoming.
Apology: A Hypermediated Learning Environment, a site at Drexel
University based around Jowett's translation of the Apology,
with accompanying essays, a glossary, and links to other online resources.
The entire package can be downloaded in a zip file onto your own computer
for use offline. The authors describe the project in an article: 'The
Hypermediated Text', Teaching Philosophy 24/1 (2001), 45-61.
- The Last Days
of Socrates, a site containing annotated texts and further resources
"designed to help first year philosophy students read the Euthyphro,
Apology, Crito, and the death scene from the Phaedo".
Plato's Dialogues, a helpful site including biography, texts, and
Rhetoric, a helpful collection of resources from Georgia State University.
a series of online concordances for a wide range of authors, including
Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, and Augustine. These offer a very useful
quick tool for tracking down passages in the readily available English
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