Neoplatonist


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an adherent of Neoplatonism

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Subject, of course, to my own reconsideration of the matter from the new viewpoint advocated by de Smet, I had previously thought that al-Kirmani represented within Ismailism an Aristotelian influence much in line with al-Farabi and in opposition to Neoplatonists like al-Sijistani.
Thus, in place of Augustine's Neoplatonist construction of the inner Trinity, we have one of the relation of God to the world.
Six studies, two of them not previously published, explore the third-century quarrel between Gnostics and Neoplatonists in the Roman world, as manifested in the work of Neoplatonist champion Plotinus.
During this period the Aristotelian idea of prudence or practical wisdom experiences a revival countering the Neoplatonist idealism of the first half of the sixteenth century.
Italian theologian and Neoplatonist Marsilio Ficino (1433-99) was a constant presence in Spanish letters during the centuries after his death, says Byrne, but was excised from the Spanish literary canon at the end of the 19th century in favor of more purist, all-Spanish thinkers.
He covers Pound's Eriugena: neoplatonist and heretic, the meeting of Athens and Rome in Gaul, the missing book of the trilogy, and the poetics of exile from Laon to Changsha.
Dionysius the Areopagite and the Neoplatonist tradition; despoiling the Hellenes.
In particular, it has revealed the extent of his debts to the Neoplatonist tradition, particularly to Augustine, and of his engagement with the Scholastic commentators of his day.
of Tennessee-Chattanooga) does not question the Neoplatonist credentials of Proclus, but argues that a thorough study of his doctrine of evil must go beyond examination of his late monograph to include many relevant texts from his earlier treatises.
They begin by showing how fourth-century Neoplatonist Iamblicus, interpreting Plotinus on the topic of time, incorporates a diagram of time that bears comparison to the figure of double continuity drawn by Husserl in his studies of time.
Boethius tells us in the opening remarks of the work that he relies upon a tradition of division indebted to the later Peripatetic writer Andronicus of Rhodes and the Neoplatonist Porphyry; Andronicus's approach to division was praised by both Plotinus and Porphyry, according to the Boethian text (p.
The third part of the book is primarily dedicated to the consideration of Alfarabi's adaptive reading of Plato and Aristotle with a partial assistance by Middle Platonist commentaries and Neoplatonist innovations.
It follows through the equation of love with music as a parable, of a plainly Neoplatonist stamp, for the relevance of music to all forms of scholarly discourse.
Mediated by Neoplatonist thought of the Quattrocento, paradox governs both form and content of Honore d'Urfe's L'Astree.