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By Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn

Proclus (412-485 A.D.) was once one of many final legit 'successors' of Plato on the head of the Academy in Athens on the finish of Antiquity, earlier than the varsity used to be eventually closed down in 529. As a prolific writer of systematic works on a variety of issues and probably the most influential commentators on Plato of all occasions, the legacy of Proclus within the cultural heritage of the west can rarely be overestimated.

This booklet introduces the reader to Proclus' existence and works, his position within the Platonic culture of Antiquity and the impression his paintings exerted in later a long time. numerous chapters are dedicated to Proclus' metaphysical method, together with his doctrines concerning the first precept of all fact, the only, and concerning the types and the soul. The vast variety of Proclus' idea is additional illustrated by means of highlighting his contribution to philosophy of nature, clinical concept, thought of information and
philosophy of language. eventually, additionally his most unique doctrines on evil and windfall, his Neoplatonic advantage ethics, his advanced perspectives on theology and non secular perform, and his metaphysical aesthetics obtain separate treatments.

This e-book is the 1st to collect the top students within the box and to offer a state-of-the-art of Proclean experiences this present day. In doing so, it presents the main finished advent to Proclus' suggestion at the moment available.

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Proclus (412-485 A. D. ) used to be one of many final authentic 'successors' of Plato on the head of the Academy in Athens on the finish of Antiquity, ahead of the varsity was once eventually closed down in 529. As a prolific writer of systematic works on quite a lot of subject matters and the most influential commentators on Plato of all instances, the legacy of Proclus within the cultural background of the west can rarely be over priced.

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