ISBN-10:
0521848717
ISBN-13:
9780521848718
Pub. Date:
01/12/2009
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus: Volume 2, Book 2: Proclus on the Causes of the Cosmos and its Creation

Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus: Volume 2, Book 2: Proclus on the Causes of the Cosmos and its Creation

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ISBN-13: 9780521848718
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/12/2009
Series: Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David T. Runia is Master of Queen's College and Professorial Fellow, School of History, Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. He has written numerous books and articles on ancient philosophy, specialising in the thought of Philo of Alexandria and the subject of ancient doxography.

Michael Share is an Honorary Associate in the School of History and Classics, University of Tasmania.

Table of Contents

Notes on the translation; Introduction to Book II; Structure of the commentary; Method of the commentary; The sources for Proclus' commentary; Main themes of the commentary; On the Timaeus of Plato: Book II; Analytical table of contents; On the proemium (27c-29d), translated by David T. Runia; On the creation of the cosmos (29e-31b) by Michael Share; References; English-Greek glossary; Greek word index; General index.

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