All From One: A Guide to Proclus by Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn PDF

By Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn

ISBN-10: 0199640335

ISBN-13: 9780199640331

Proclus (412-485 A.D.) was once one of many final professional 'successors' of Plato on the head of the Academy in Athens on the finish of Antiquity, ahead of the varsity was once ultimately closed down in 529. As a prolific writer of systematic works on a variety of issues and the most influential commentators on Plato of all instances, the legacy of Proclus within the cultural heritage of the west can hardly ever be overestimated.

This publication introduces the reader to Proclus' lifestyles and works, his position within the Platonic culture of Antiquity and the effect his paintings exerted in later a long time. numerous chapters are dedicated to Proclus' metaphysical procedure, together with his doctrines in regards to the first precept of all truth, the single, and in regards to the kinds and the soul. The large diversity of Proclus' idea is extra illustrated through highlighting his contribution to philosophy of nature, medical idea, conception of data and
philosophy of language. eventually, additionally his most unique doctrines on evil and windfall, his Neoplatonic advantage ethics, his advanced perspectives on theology and spiritual perform, and his metaphysical aesthetics obtain separate treatments.

This publication is the 1st to collect the best students within the box and to give a cutting-edge of Proclean experiences this present day. In doing so, it offers the main entire advent to Proclus' proposal presently available.

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