Platonic Theology, Volume 1, Books I-IV (I Tatti Renaissance Library)

Platonic Theology, Volume 1, Books I-IV (I Tatti Renaissance Library)

ISBN-10:
0674003454
ISBN-13:
9780674003453
Pub. Date:
04/28/2001
Publisher:
Harvard

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Overview

Platonic Theology, Volume 1, Books I-IV (I Tatti Renaissance Library)

The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato.

A student of the Neoplatonic schools of Plotinus and Proclus, he was committed to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, in the hope that such a reconciliation would initiate a spiritual revival and return of the golden age. His Platonic evangelizing was eminently successful and widely influential, and his Platonic Theology, translated into English for the first time in this edition, is one of the keys to understanding the art, thought, culture, and spirituality of the Renaissance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674003453
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library , #2
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Platonic Theology

Proem

Book I

Book II

Book III

Book IV

Note on the Text and Translation

Notes to the Text

Notes to the Translation

Bibliography

Index

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