Download e-book for kindle: All From One: A Guide to Proclus by Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn

By Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn

ISBN-10: 0199640335

ISBN-13: 9780199640331

Proclus (412-485 A.D.) was once one of many final authentic 'successors' of Plato on the head of the Academy in Athens on the finish of Antiquity, prior to the college used to be eventually closed down in 529. As a prolific writer of systematic works on a variety of issues and some of the most influential commentators on Plato of all occasions, the legacy of Proclus within the cultural background of the west can rarely be overestimated.

This publication introduces the reader to Proclus' existence and works, his position within the Platonic culture of Antiquity and the impact his paintings exerted in later a while. a variety of chapters are dedicated to Proclus' metaphysical procedure, together with his doctrines concerning the first precept of all fact, the only, and concerning the varieties and the soul. The extensive diversity of Proclus' suggestion is extra illustrated via highlighting his contribution to philosophy of nature, medical thought, concept of information and
philosophy of language. eventually, additionally his most unique doctrines on evil and windfall, his Neoplatonic advantage ethics, his advanced perspectives on theology and non secular perform, and his metaphysical aesthetics obtain separate treatments.

This ebook is the 1st to assemble the top students within the box and to provide a cutting-edge of Proclean reviews this day. In doing so, it offers the main entire advent to Proclus' suggestion at present available.

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