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Author Wear, Sarah Klitenic.

Title The teachings of Syrianus on Plato's Timaeus and Parmenides / by Sarah Klitenic Wear
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 353 pages)
Series Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts
Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition ; v. 10
Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts.
Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition ; v. 10
Summary Although it has long been established that Syrianus, the teacher of Proclus, was the source of much of his student's metaphysics, it is not known precisely what in Proclus' thought can be attributed to Syrianus. The problem is compounded by the fact that Syrianus wrote very little and there is uncertainty as to whether written commentaries ever existed of his teaching on Plato's "Timaeus" and "Parmenides," the most important sources for Platonic metaphysics. This work attempts to re-construct the major tenets of Syrianus' philosophical teachings on the "Timaeus" a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-344) and index
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Subject Damaskios, approximately 480-approximately 550. Aporiai kai lyseis peri tōn prōtōn archōn.
Damaskios, approximately 480-approximately 550. In Parmenidem.
Plato. Parmenides.
Plato. Timaeus.
Proclus, approximately 410-485. In Parmenidem.
Proclus, approximately 410-485. On the Timaeus.
Syrianus.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010050620
ISBN 9004192905 (electronic bk.)
9004201815 (electronic bk.)
9789004192904 (electronic bk.)
9789004201811 (electronic bk.)