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Reading Neoplatonism

Non-discursive Thinking in the Texts of Plotinus, Proclus, and Damascius

by Sara Rappe

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Neoplatonism,
  • Philosophy / Ancient,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9424642M
    ISBN 100521039428
    ISBN 109780521039420

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"In this elegant an important book, Sara Rappe confronts a crucial enigma of Neoplatonism Reading Neoplatonism is a most valuable introduction to Neoplatonism altogether and that its radical argument with respect to the meditative and non-discursive character of this tradition successfully challenges many received historical assumptions."Cited by: Reading Neoplatonism book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Neoplatonism is a term used to designate the form of Platonic philoso /5. “The poet is the sayer, the namer, and represents beauty. He is a sovereign, Reading Neoplatonism book stands on the centre. For the world is not painted, or adorned, but is from the beginning beautiful; and God has not made some beautiful things, but Beauty is the creator of the universe.

The full title of this book is ‘Reading Plotinus: a practical introduction to Neo-Platonism’, which I did feel was a slight misnomer for two reasons: the first is that Neo-Platonism as designating a philosophy is open to interpretation, being identified with such concepts and practices as theurgy and divinization, with Proclus and Iamblichus being seen as representative of that ‘canon Cited by: A catalog record for this book is available from the British Library.

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Rappe, Sara, – Reading neoplatonism: non-discursive thinking in the texts of Plotinus, Proclus, and Damscius / Sara Rappe.

Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hb) 1. Neoplatonism. by: Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Neoplatonism and Indian Thought. However, his praise for the Neoplatonic philosophy inspires him to write that it was almost like reading another book of Genesis.

The Manichaean religion is thrown into a dubious light in comparison to the rigor and simplicity of Neoplatonism. Reading Neoplatonism: Non-discursive Thinking in the Texts of Plotinus, Proclus, and Damascius Sara Rappe Neoplatonism is a term used to designate the form of Platonic philosophy that developed in the Roman Empire from the third to the fifth century A.D.

and. Book description. 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.

Neoplatonism is a strand of Platonic philosophy that emerged in the third century AD against the background of Hellenistic philosophy and religion.

[note 1] [1] [note 2] The term does not encapsulate a set of ideas as much as it encapsulates a chain of thinkers which began with Ammonius Saccas and his student Plotinus (c. /5 – AD) and. R.’s book is divided into two main parts. The first part concerns Plotinus and the Enneads, the second is a series of chapters on later Neoplatonism.

I will review some of the central claims of the book and then proceed to observe certain assumptions about non-discursivity in Plotinus, before touching upon R.’s analysis of later Author: Pauliina Remes. This book provides a practical reading guide to the thought of Plotinus, the great philosopher who was born in Alexandria in the third century a.d., lived in Rome and wrote in Greek.

Deeply immersed in earlier Greek philosophy, especially Plato and Aristotle, Plotinus' thought was to have an immense influence upon the theology and philosophy of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, as well as to.

During the last two centuries a remarkable similarity between the philosophical system of Plotinus ( A.D.) and those of various Hindu philosophers in various centuries, including some that lived prior to the Third Century A.D.

has been discovered. This book addresses the possibility of any direct influence of Indian thought upon Plotinus and his teacher Ammonius Saccas ( A.D.) or. Platonism and Neoplatonism: Selected full-text books and articles.

Neoplatonism By Pauliina Remes Routledge, Read preview Overview. Neoplatonic Philosophy: Introductory Readings By John Dillon; Lloyd P. Gerson Hackett, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence.

Wallis' book is probably the best and most up-to-date general guide to neoplatonism, with clear elucidation of its main schools and figures, a useful map to help contextualize them, and a great bibliography (current to about ) of original texts and secondary scholarship that makes this a book for seasoned scholars as well as beginners/5(2).

Learn Neoplatonism with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 22 different sets of Neoplatonism flashcards on Quizlet. The thesis explored by Rappe in this book is that the Neoplatonists had recourse to nondiscursive textual strategies, images, symbols, myths, ritual formulae, so as to convey nondiscursive thought and knowledge ("wisdom") through their reading of discursive texts.

The most important of the Renaissance Neo-Platonists was Marsilio Ficino, who developed original and highly influential ideas from Plato and Neoplatonism. Ficino was an active and dynamic mind; as the founder of the Academy in Firenze under the auspices of Cosimo de'Medici, he, more than any other person in the Renaissance, was responsible for.

Neoplatonism and Indian Philosophy - Ebook written by Paulos Mar Gregorios. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Neoplatonism and Indian : Paulos Mar Gregorios. Reading Plotinus: A Practical Introduction to Neoplatonism (Paperback) Show Additional Formats This book provides a practical reading guide to the thought of Plotinus, the great philosopher who was born in Alexandria in the third century a.d., lived in Rome and wrote in Greek.

them in an accessible manner for both first-time reader and.Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism Introduction: Greco-roman --> Christian transition: "In this world, in which the desire for God is getting stronger, the problem of the Good loses ground" (42).

"Greece is continued in Christianity. And Christianity is prefigured in Hellenic thought" (43). Incarnation.