The Exhortation to Philosophy

Iamblichus of Chalcis Proclus Thomas Moore Johnson

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The Exhortation to Philosophy

The Exhortation to Philosophy By Iamblichus of Chalcis Proclus Thomas Moore Johnson The Exhortation to Philosophy Rare work by a fourth century philosopher is also an introduction to the study of Plato

  • Title: The Exhortation to Philosophy
  • Author: Iamblichus of Chalcis Proclus Thomas Moore Johnson
  • ISBN: 9780933999633
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Exhortation to Philosophy By Iamblichus of Chalcis Proclus Thomas Moore Johnson Rare work by a fourth century philosopher is also an introduction to the study of Plato.
    The Exhortation to Philosophy By Iamblichus of Chalcis Proclus Thomas Moore Johnson

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    1. Christopher Plaisance on said:

      In providing an exhortation as to why one ought to practice Platonic philosophy and, when Iamblichus says philosophy, he means philosophy qua theurgy this tract of Iamblichus has no peers The translation, as well, is quite excellent and sympathetic marred only by the exclusion of the original Greek.

    2. Constantinos Nterziotis on said:

      This book of neoplatonic philosopher Iamblichos is a great synopsis of many teachings of ancient hellenic philosophy I found pythagorian, platonic, aristotelic, neoplatonic teachings as well as pre socratic, orphic with the platonic current lead all the way to the end Inside there are basic teachings from all schools written in a clear way, with a great flow of thinking and many of the teachings are repeated, so the reader consolidates them Not only it is a guide to philosophy, but a guide to li [...]

    3. Tal on said:

      Iamblichus is all about Neo Platonic theurgy in particular, but Proclus, in drawing from the Pythagorean mystical traditionoh man, I was cracking up There are some totally psychotic doctrines in Pythagoreanism that this guy tries to exigetically illuminate by explaining the metaphor behind it.Here s a famous doctrine of the Pythagoreans Beans are literally evil Do not eat or touch beans.Proclus spends a ridiculous amount of time rationalizing this incredibly straightforward rule and explaining w [...]

    4. Derek Folder on said:

      This was a fascinating study of value production, much as in Karl Marx s Poverty of Philosophy, in which circulation of currency is demonstrated mainly via agriculture and trade.

    5. Katelis Viglas on said:

      I already have written a review of this book I submitted it to the Greek journal of philosophy called Dialogos.

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