Proclus: Commentary on Plato's 'Timaeus': Volume 5, Book 4 (BOK)

Diadochus Proclus

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Proclus' commentary on Plato's dialogue Timaeus is arguably the most important commentary on a text of Plato, offering unparalleled insights into eight centuries of Platonic interpretation. It has had an enormous influence on subsequent Plato scholarship. This edition offers the first new English translation of the work for nearly two centuries, building on significant recent advances in scholarship on Neoplatonic commentators. It provides an invaluable record of early interpretations of Plato's dialogue, while also presenting Proclus' own views on the meaning and significance of Platonic philosophy. The present volume, the fifth in the edition, presents Proclus' commentary on the Timaeus, dealing with Proclus' account of static and flowing time; we see Proclus situating Plato's account of the motions of the stars and planets in relation to the astronomical theories of his day. The volume includes a substantial introduction, as well as notes that will shed new light on the text.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Diadochus Proclus
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521846585
Antall sider 355 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 650 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology, Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500