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Death and immortality in late Neoplatonism studies on the ancient commentaries on Plato's Phaedo

Sebastian Ramon Philipp. Gertz

2011

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  • Title:
    Death and immortality in late Neoplatonism studies on the ancient commentaries on Plato's Phaedo
  • Author: Sebastian Ramon Philipp. Gertz
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; A Note on Citations; Introduction; I. Olympiodorus on Suicide; II. Politics and Purification in Socrates' Second Defence (Phd.63b-69e); III. Syrianus and Damascius: Two Interpretations of the Argument from Opposites in Plato's Phaedo (Phd. 69e-72d); IV. Memory, Forgetfulness and Recollection in the Commentaries on Plato's Phaedo; V. The Affinity Argument in Plato's Phaedo; VI. The Final Argument in Plato's Phaedo; VII. After Death: The Phaedo Myth and Its Neoplatonic Interpreters; General Conclusions; Bibliography; Index Rerum; Index Nominum Veterum et Recentiorum
    Index Locorum Potiorum
    This study focuses on the ancient commentaries on Plato's Phaedo by Olympiodorus and Damascius and aims to present the relevance of their challenging and valuable readings of the dialogue to Neoplatonic ethics.
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Boston : Brill
  • Format: 1 online resource (236 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-16194-X;ISBN 9786613161949;ISBN 90-04-21505-0
  • Subjects: Plato. Phaedo; Immortality (Philosophy); Death in literature; Neoplatonism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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