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Reading ancient texts essays in honour of Denis O'Brien. Volume II, Aristotle and neoplatonism

Denis O'Brien 1936-; Suzanne Stern-Gillet 1943-; Kevin Corrigan

c2007

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  • Title:
    Reading ancient texts essays in honour of Denis O'Brien. Volume II, Aristotle and neoplatonism
  • Author: Denis O'Brien 1936-; Suzanne Stern-Gillet 1943-; Kevin Corrigan
  • Description: Preface; Notes on Contributors; I ARISTOTLE; Aristotle's Conception of Dunamis and Techne (C. Natali (Venice)); Aristotle and the Starting Point of Moral Development: The Notion of Natural Virtue (C. Viano (CNRS, Paris)); Akrasia and Moral Education in Aristotle (J. Cleary (Boston College & NUI Maynooth)); Effective Primary Causes: The Notion of Contact and the Possibility of Acting without Being Affected in Aristotle's De Generatione et Corruptione (T. Buchheim (Munich)); II PLATO AND HIS HEIRS: FROM APULEIUS TO AUGUSTINE; Interpretation from Plato to Late Antiquity (K. Corrigan (Emory))
    The Final Metamorphosis: Narrative Voice in the Prologue of Apuleius' Golden Ass (F.M. Schroeder (Queen's, Ontario))Plotinus: Omnipresence and Transcendence of the One in VI 5[23] (G. Gurtler S.J. (Boston College)); The Concept of Will in Plotinus (C. Horn (Bonn)); Divine Freedom in Plotinus and Iamblichus (Tractate VI 8 (39) 7, 11-15 and De Mysteriis III, 17-20) (J.-M. Narbonne (Laval, Québec)); Was the Vita Plotini known in Arab Philosophical Circles? (P. Thillet (Paris I, Paris))
    Friendship and Transgression: Luminosus Limes Amicitiae (Augustine, Confessions 2.2.2) and the Themes of Confessions 2 (G. O'Daly (University College, London))Augustine and the Philosophical Foundations of Sincerity (S. Stern-Gillet (Bolton)); III EPILOGUE: INTERPRETATION IN RETROSPECT; Innovation and Continuity in the History of Philosophy (D. Evans (Queen's, Belfast)); A Detailed Bibliography of Denis O'Brien's Works; Subject Index; Index of Names
    What is the history of philosophy? Is it history or is it philosophy or is it by some strange alchemy a confluence of the two? This work features contributors who present essays that tackle this question, by drawing on their knowledge of the surviving texts of ancient philosophers, from the Presocratics to Augustine, through Plato, and Aristotle.
  • Publication Date: c2007
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill
  • Format: 1 online resource (310 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-281-93734-7;ISBN 9786611937348;ISBN 90-474-3284-3
  • Subjects: Aristotle; Philosophy, Ancient; Neoplatonism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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