Plato and Theodoret: The Christian Appropriation of Platonic Philosophy and the Hellenic Intellectual Resistance / Edition 1

Plato and Theodoret: The Christian Appropriation of Platonic Philosophy and the Hellenic Intellectual Resistance / Edition 1

by Niketas Siniossoglou
     
 

A summary of the late antique Hellenic-Christian conflict regarding the compatability of Platonism and Christianity.See more details below

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A summary of the late antique Hellenic-Christian conflict regarding the compatability of Platonism and Christianity.

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ISBN-13:
9780521880732
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Classical Studies
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The conflict between Hellenism and Christianity in Late Antiquity; 2. Peri Archês: the question of philosophical monotheism; 3. Askesis: from Platonic to Christian asceticism; 4. Mythos and kosmos: Judeo-Christian creationism and Plato's cosmology; 5. Nomos: the political implications of Judeo-Christian monotheism; Conclusion: Platonic philosophy and the question of Hellenic identity.

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