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date: 19 September 2019

philosophers and philosophy 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Edward J. WattsEdward J. Watts

Philosophy remained a vital element of educational and cultural life for the whole of Late Antiquity, but the use of the term and the social roles played by philosophers evolved significantly over the period. Many well-established philosophical traditions and social functions available to philosophers in the Roman world at the beginning of Late Antiquity had disappeared by the ... ...

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