Platonic Traditions in American Thought
Jay A. Bregman and Melanie B. Mineo (eds), University Press of the South, 2017, 368 p.
This anthology of 17 essays by scholars from around the world is published in association with the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies: it contains many of the papers presented in their 1999 annual conference.
(Text from the publisher)
Table of contents
Socratic Virtue as Divine Dunamis in the Meno and Theages – Melanie A. B. Mineo
The Cyclical Argument as Plato’s Summoner – Miriam Byrd
Enneads III.8 (30) and V.8 (31) as a Positive Dialogue with Gnostics – Michael McArthur
Consolation Within the Limits of Philosophy Alone – Lawrence Masek
The Neoplatonic and the Gothic: A Walk through Amiens Cathedral – Gina Zavota
The Unseen Site of Plato’s Biography – David Justin Hodge
A. Bronson Alcott’s Transcendental Neoplatonism and the Concord Summer School – Jay Bregman
Huckleberries, Thoreau, and Platonism – Daniel Dombrowski
The Platonism of Lawren Harris – Frederic M. Schroeder
Facing the Beasts: Platonic Ideas in Charles Williams’ The Place of the Lion – David Westlake
Plotinus and Kant on Beauty – Robert M. Berchman
Peirce and Plato – Kenneth Laine Ketner
Josiah Royce and Plotinus Neoplatonism – Frank Oppenheim, S. J.
Dewey as a Reconstructed Platonist – Michael Eldridge
The Affinities Between Dewey’s Pragmatism and Plotinian Philosophy – Thomas Mether
The Platonic Eliade – Douglas Allen
Proclus’ Theories of Motion and Twentieth-Century Physics – Emilie Kutash