Philosophy in Late Antiquity / Edition 1

Philosophy in Late Antiquity / Edition 1

by Andrew Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415225116

ISBN-13: 9780415225113

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Philosophy in Late Antiquity provides an essential new introduction to the key ideas of the Neoplatonists, which affected approaches to Plato as late as the nineteenth century. Andrew Smith shows how they influenced Christian thought and his approach not only allows us to appreciate these philosophical ideas in their own right, but it also gives us

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Philosophy in Late Antiquity provides an essential new introduction to the key ideas of the Neoplatonists, which affected approaches to Plato as late as the nineteenth century. Andrew Smith shows how they influenced Christian thought and his approach not only allows us to appreciate these philosophical ideas in their own right, but it also gives us significant insights into the mentality of the age which produced them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415225113
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. ISetting the agenda : the philosophy of Plotinus1
1The individual7
2The one18
3Intellect27
4Soul, the universe and matter40
5The return of the soul61
Pt. IIThe diffusion of Neoplatonism75
6Philosophy and religion77
7The development of Neoplatonism90
8Christianity and Neoplatonism105

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