Literary, Philosophical, and Religious Studies in the Platonic Tradition.
Papers from 7th annual conference of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies.
Edited by John F. Finamore and John Phillips, 2013.
This anthology contains twelve papers on various aspects of Platonism, ranging from Plato’s Republic to the Neoplatonism of Plotinus, Iamblichus, Proclus and Hermias, to the use of Platonic philosophy by Cudworth and Schleiermacher. The papers cover topics in ethics, psychology, religion, poetics, art, epistemology, and metaphysics.
(Text by the editors)
Ecstasy Between Divine and Human: Re-assessing Agency in Iamblichean Divination and Theurgy – Crystal Addey
Soul’s Desire and the Origin of Time in the Philosophy of Plotinus – José Baracat
Providence et liberté chez Jamblique de Chalcis – Jean-Michel Charrue
Sleep and Waking in Plotinus – Bernard Collette
The Spiritual Body. Porphyry’s Theory of the ochêma in Ralph Cudworth’s True Intellectual System of the Universe – Anna Corrias
Iamblichus’ Doctrine of the Soul Revisited – John Dillon
The Distorted City in the Republic – Gary Gurtler
Proclus on the Cognitive Value of Mythic Poetry. A Hegelian Reading – Oiva Kuisma
Neoplatonic Allegories in Hermias – Christina-Panagiota Manolea
The Splendor of Grace: Plotinus and the Cistercian Tradition – Martino Rossi Monti
The Reception of Schleiermacher’s View on Plato in 19th Century Poland – Tomaz Mroz
The Nature of Art and the Art of Nature in Plotinus – Michael Wagner