The Handbook of Platonism / Edition 1

The Handbook of Platonism / Edition 1

by Alcinous, Albinus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198236077

ISBN-13: 9780198236078

Pub. Date: 09/28/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

John Dillon presents the first English translation of Alcinous's Handbook of Platonism, accompanied by an introduction and a philosophical commentary that reveal the intellectual background to the ideas in the work. The Handbook purports to be an introduction to the doctrines of Plato, but in fact gives us an excellent survey of Platonist thought in the second

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John Dillon presents the first English translation of Alcinous's Handbook of Platonism, accompanied by an introduction and a philosophical commentary that reveal the intellectual background to the ideas in the work. The Handbook purports to be an introduction to the doctrines of Plato, but in fact gives us an excellent survey of Platonist thought in the second century A.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198236078
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Series:
Clarendon Later Ancient Philosophers Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

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