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Studies in Platonism and patristic thought

John Whittaker

Studies in Platonism and patristic thought

by John Whittaker

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Published by Variorum Reprints in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Whittaker.
    SeriesVariorum reprint ;, CS201, Collected studies ;, CS201.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB171 .W47 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2576906M
    ISBN 100860781496
    LC Control Number85122981

    Platonism is the view that there exist such things as abstract objects — where an abstract object is an object that does not exist in space or time and which is therefore entirely non-physical and non-mental. Platonism in this sense is a contemporary view. It is obviously related to the views of Plato in important ways, but it is not entirely. Scripture in History, Literature, Thought, and Culture (A Comparative Exam in the Committee on Historical Studies) General description: The exam is designed to test competence in the study of the reception of scripture in history, literature, thought, and culture. Students taking this exam willFile Size: KB.

    After pursuing the liberal studies of his day, he became in BC a pupil and friend of Socrates. From about BC he lived for a time at the court of Dionysius the Elder, tyrant of Syracuse. On his return to Athens, Plato founded a school, the Academy, where he taught mathematics and philosophy until his death. Platonism is the body of doctrine developed in the school founded by Plato, both before and (especially) after his death in first phase, usually known as ‘Early Platonism’ or the ‘Early Academy’, ran until the s bc, and is represented above all by the work of Plato’s first three successors, Speusippus, Xenocrates and Polemo.. After an interval of nearly two .

    Part I: Patristic Thought. 1. The Platonic and Christian Ulysses Jean Pepin. 2. Origen's Doctrine of the Trinity and Some Later Neoplatonic Theories John Dillon. 3. A Neoplatonic Commentary on the Christian Trinity: Marius Victorinus Mary T. Clark. 4. The Neoplatonism of Saint Augustine John J. O'Meara. Part II: Later Greek and Byzantine.   [1] Aurelius Augustine, The City of God, Book 8, Chapter 13; Platonists preferred this name over the Academics because of their love for their master teacher Plato. [2] Aurelius Augustine, The City of God [3] Phillip Schaff, Nicene & Port Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, Edited by Phillip 1. New York, New York: Christian Literature Publishing Author: Jeremy Livermore.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittaker, John, Studies in Platonism and patristic thought. London: Variorum Reprints. The Middle Platonic tradition forms the main focus of these studies, many of which derive from Professor Whittaker's work on the writings of Alcinous (formerly attributed to Albinus) and their place and importance in that tradition.

He follows the transmission of different texts, and the development of the commentaries upon them, from Classical times through the Byzantine. Studies in Platonism and patristic thought (Variorum reprint) [John Whittaker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: This book, the first on the subject for over sixty years, traces the history of deification from its birth as a second-century metaphor with biblical roots to its maturity as a doctrine central to the spiritual life of the Byzantine Church.

Drawing attention to the richness and diversity of the patristic approaches from Irenaeus to Maximus the Cited by: Platonism and Christian Thought in Late Antiquity offers an insightful and broad ranging study on the subject, which will be of interest to students of both philosophy and theology in the Late.

Introduction. Neoplatonism (also called “Platonism”) refers to the school of philosophical and religious thought, beginning with the philosopher Plotinus (b. CE), which is marked by certain metaphysical teachings on Plato and Plotinus, the three major periods of Neoplatonism include: the writings of Plotinus’s student, Porphyry (b.

); Iamblichus. Leonard J. Eslick, "Plato as Dipolar Theist," Process Studies (): Stephen Gersh, Middle Platonism and Neoplatonism: the Latin Tradition. Publications in Medieval Studies Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, ISBN: pp.

xx + Neo-Platonism (The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Platonism is the philosophy of Plato and philosophical systems closely derived from it, though contemporary platonists do not necessarily accept all of the doctrines of Plato. Platonism had a profound effect on Western ism at least affirms the existence of abstract objects, which are asserted to exist in a third realm distinct from both the sensible external world and.

Be the first to ask a question about The Ancient Theology; Studies In Christian Platonism From The Fifteenth To The Eighteenth Century Lists with This Book This book 4/5. Among patristic, medieval, and modern scholars, the term is generally used to designate currents of thought of Platonic origin that flourished among the Greek and Latin Fathers, among medieval schoolmen, in the Platonic Academy of the Renaissance, or among the Cambridge Platonists.

Not infrequently, Platonism has also influenced the elaboration. Paul Gavrilyuk The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics of Patristic Thought Oxford Early Christian Studies Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp.

viii + It is heartening to read a book that one agrees with and even more so when it is a scholarly work on a controversial issue. Book Description. Platonism and Christian Thought in Late Antiquity examines the various ways in which Christian intellectuals engaged with Platonism both as a pagan competitor and as a source of philosophical material useful to the Christian chapters are united in their goal to explore transformations that took place in the reception and interaction process between.

Platonism, any philosophy that derives its ultimate inspiration from there was in antiquity a tradition about Plato’s “unwritten doctrines,” Platonism then and later was based primarily on a reading of the these can be read in many different ways, often very selectively, and it may be that all that the various kinds of Platonism can be said to have in.

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Blumell, Matthew J. Grey, and Andrew H. Hedges (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ), – Our Work. Full site: The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism is a forum for research on the Platonic Tradition, especially Neoplatonism, its sources, significance and legacy.

Neoplatonism is the shape that Platonism took in Late Antiquity, especially through Plotinus and Proclus, and influenced decisively the philosophies of the. Define patristic. patristic synonyms, patristic pronunciation, patristic translation, English dictionary definition of patristic.

also patristical adj. the intentional esotericism of classical and patristic thought, the continuity and difference between classical and early Christian rhetoric, as well as book reviews, notes, and.

Patristic literature, body of literature that comprises those works, excluding the New Testament, written by Christians before the 8th century. Patristic literature is generally identified today with the entire Christian literature of the early Christian centuries, irrespective of its orthodoxy or.

Platonism is an ancient Greek school of philosophy from the Socratic period, founded around B.C. by Socrates' student and disciple, Plato, and continued by his students and was based in the Academy, a precinct containing a sacred grove outside the walls of Athens, where Plato delivered his lectures (the prototype for later universities).

Harmony between Arkhē and Telos in Patristic Platonism and the Imagery of Astronomical Harmony Applied to Apokatastasis 1 Article in International Journal of.

In this volume, the relationships between two of the most vital currents in Western thought are examined by a group of nineteen internationally known specialists in a variety of disciplines--classics, patristics, philosophy, theology, history of ideas, and literature.

The contributing scholars discuss Neoplatonic theories about God, creation, man, and salvation, in relation to the ways in. PATRISTIC THEOLOGY The development of Christian thought about God and the mystery of man's destiny in the writings of the Fathers of the Church during the first seven centuries a.d.

constitutes patristic theology. It differs from Biblical theology in that it consciously reflects the philosophical and religious thought of the Hellenistic world, while its emphasis on a positive .ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes papers delivered at the Conference on "Neoplatonism and Christian Thought," held Oct.

at Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Theological Anthropology is the third in the: sources of Early Christian Thought, a series of English translations and studies to render the fathers understanding theme of the book is to examine the human person, presenting an overview of coherent patristic thought in Irenaeus of Lyon, Gregory of Nyssa, Pelagius, an Augustine/5(2).