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  • The image of Jesus was crowned along with those of Pythagoras, Plato and Aristotle.
  • In 1867 and 1868 he was crowned by the Academy of Moral Science for his work on Plato and Socrates.
  • The strain of the next three years' continuous work undermined his health and his eyesight, and he was compelled to retire from his professorship. During these years he had published works on Plato and Socrates and a history of philosophy (1875); but after his retirement he further developed his philosophical position, a speculative eclecticism through which he endeavoured to reconcile metaphysical idealism with the naturalistic and mechanical standpoint of science.
  • This is substantially the view set forth in the Timaeus of Plato (§ 7 1 c).
  • 29, p. 806) tells us how he saw at Heliopolis large buildings belonging to the priests, which had once been tenanted by men skilled in philosophy and astronomy, who had been consulted by Plato and Eudoxus, but that the o-uanjµa and iaicgats (the very words used by Philo in speaking of the Therapeutae) had then fallen into decay.
 

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