We start out by re-litigating what Timon’s problem is at the beginning of the play, which sets up his fall. Then we move to explicitly considering the Cynic school the historical figure of Diogenes. Is Timon really a Cynic?
We then discuss the underdeveloped B-plot about the general Alcibiades and the multiple epitaphs for Timon, as well as other issues regarding the numerous minor characters.
Finally, we consider the potential feminist angle on the play, per Jonathan’s claim that this is a picture of a world without women. This is elaborated (says Wes) in an essay we did not read called “Timon of Athens: The Rage of Disillusion” by Susan Handelman.