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Title The Routledge handbook of neoplatonism / edited by Pauliina Remes and Svetla Slaveva-Griffin
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 644 pages)
Series Routledge handbooks in philosophy
Routledge handbooks in philosophy.
Contents Neoplatonism today / Pauliina Remes & Svetla Slaveva-Griffin -- Platonist curricula and their influence / Harold Tarrant -- The Alexandrian classrooms excavated and sixth-century philosophy teaching / Richard Sorabji -- Middle Platonism and its relation to Stoicism and the Peripatetic tradition / Gretchen Reydams-Schils and Franco Ferrari -- Plotinus and the Gnostics : opposed heirs of Plato / John D. Turner -- Plotinus and the Orient : aoristos dyas / Vishwa Adluri -- Aristotelian commentary tradition / Han Baltussen -- The non-commentary tradition / Andrew Smith -- Plotinus' style and argument / Luc Brisson -- Proclus' geometrical method / Marije Martijn -- Metaphysics : the origin of becoming and the resolution of ignorance / Sara Ahbel-Rappe -- The metaphysics of the One / Jens Halfwassen -- Number in the metaphysical landscape / Svetla Slaveva-Griffin -- Substance / Riccardo Chiaradonna -- Matter and evil in the Neoplatonic tradition / Jean-Marc Narbonne -- The gift of Hermes : the Neoplatonists on language and philosophy / Robbert M. van den Berg -- Neoplatonic epistemology : knowledge, truth and intellection / Lloyd Gerson -- Iamblichus on soul / John F. Finamore -- From Alexander of Aphrodisias to Plotinus / Frederic M. Schroeder -- Metaphysics of soul and self in Plotinus / Gwenaëlle Aubry -- Perceptual awareness in the ancient commentators / Peter Lautner -- Physics and metaphysics / Alessandro Linguiti -- Neoplatonism and medicine / James Wilberding -- Humans, other animals, plants and the question of the good : the Platonic and Neoplatonic traditions / Kevin Corrigan -- Plotinus on metaphysics and morality / Suzanne Stern-Gillet -- Plotinus on founding freedom in Ennead VI. 8[39] / Bernard Collette-Dučić -- Freedom, providence and fate / Peter Adamson -- Action, reasoning and the highest good / Pauliina Remes -- Political theory / Dominic J. O'Meara -- Plotinus' aesthetics : in defence of the lifelike / Panayiota Vassilopoulou -- Neoplatonism and Christianity in the West / Dermot Moran -- Neoplatonism and Christianity in the East : philosophical and theological challenges for bishops / Dimitar Y. Dimitrov -- Islamic and Jewish Neoplatonisms / Sarah Pessin
Summary The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in ancient philosophy. An international team of scholars situates and re-evaluates Neoplatonism within the history of ancient philosophy and thought, and explores its influence on philosophical and religious schools worldwide. Over thirty chapters are divided into seven clear parts:(Re)sources, instruction and interactionMethods and Styles of ExegesisMetaphysics and Metaphysica
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-612) and indexes
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Subject Neoplatonism.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Form Electronic book
Author Remes, Pauliina, editor.
Slaveva-Griffin, Svetla, editor.
ISBN 1317591364
Other Titles Handbook of neoplatonism