Charles B. Schmitt, Aristotle and the Renaissance (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983)
James Hankins, Plato in the Italian Renaissance, 2 vols (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1990)
Raphael’s ‘School of Athens':
Raphael’s “School of Athens”, ed. Marcia Hall (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)
Ingrid Rowland, ‘The Vatican Stanze’, in Cambridge Companion to Raphael, ed. Marcia Hall (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 95–119
E. H. Gombrich, ‘Raphael’s Stanza della Segnatura and the Nature of Its Symbolism’, in his Symbolic Images: Studies in the Art of the Renaissance (London: Phaidon, 1972), pp. 85–101
Giorgio Vasari, ‘Life of Raphael’, in his Lives of the Artists: A Selection, transl. George Bull (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965 and later reprints), pp. 284–324
Plato & Aristotle:
Plato, Timaeus (translation with introduction) (Penguin Classics)
Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics (translation with introduction) (Penguin Classics)
The Blackwell Guide to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, ed. R. Kraut (Oxford: Blackwell)
For short and accessible introductions to the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle, the Oxford Pastmasters Series is a good place to start (Plato by R.M. Hare and Aristotle by Jonathan Barnes)
For more scholarly articles and extensive and helpful bibliographies, the Cambridge Companions Series by Cambridge University Press is excellent:
The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophy (ed. David Sedley)
The Cambridge Companion to Plato (ed. R. Kraut)
The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle (ed. J. Barnes)
The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism (ed. J.Kraye)
The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy (ed. James Hankins)
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