Platonism and Forms of Intelligence
Dillon, John & Zovko, Marie-Elise (eds), Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012
The volume contains a collection of papers presented at the International Symposium, which took place in Hvar, Croatia, in 2006. In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in the study of Plato, Platonism and Neoplatonism. Taking the position that it is of vital importance to establish an ongoing dialogue among scientists, artists, academics, theologians and philosophers concerning pressing issues of common interest to humankind, this collection of papers endeavours to bridge the gap between contemporary research in Platonist philosophy and other fields where insights gained from the study of Plato and Platonist philosophy can be of consequence and benefit.
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Table of contents
- Platonism and the Physical and Sensible Conditions of Intelligence.
The Origin and Nature of Intelligence – Doner, Jonathan
Embodying Intelligence: Animals and Us in Plato’s Timaeus – Carpenter, Amber
The Question of Platonic Division and Modern Epistemology – Kaldis, Byron
Intelligenza e Intelligibilità nel Timeo di Platone – Ferrari, Franco
- Platonism and the Ethical Nature of Intelligence.
Irony and the Care of the Soul in Plato’s Early Dialogues – Zovko, Jure
Stepping into the Same Rivers: Consciousness, Personal Identity and the Metaphysical Foundations for Global Ethics – / Kolak, Daniel
- Platonism on the Intelligent Conditions of Intelligence and Intelligibility.
Thinking about Thought. An Inquiry into the Life of Platonism – de Haas, F. A. J.
Zum Begriff des ‚Geistes‘ in der Frühen Neuzeit. Überlegungen am Beispiel Francesco Patrizi da Chersos – Leinkauf, Thomas
Reminiscence in Plato – Brisson, Luc
Platonismo e scienze della mente: cosa è l’intuizione? – Fronterotta, Francesco
- Platonism on Intellect, Infinity, and the Intelligibility of Concepts of God.
The Notion of Infinity in Plotinus and Cantor – Mentzeniotis, Dionysis / Stamatellos, Giannis
Nous: Unity in Difference – Beierwaltes, Werner
The One of the Soul and the ‘Flower of the Intellect’. Models of Hyper-intellection in Later Neoplatonism – Dillon, John
The Influence of Platonism on St. Thomas Aquina’s Concept of Mind – Quinn, Patrick
Liberté divine chez Plotin et Jamblique (Traité 39 [VI 8] 7, 11-15 et De mysteriis III, 17-20) – Narbonne, Jean-Marc
- Platonism and Forms of Intelligence in Art and Education.
Intelligible Beauty and Artistic Creation: The Renaissance Platonism of Judah Abravanel – Hughes, Aaron
La liberté est dans la mémoire: Zur Notwendigkeit des auswendigen Spiels am Beispiel der Werke von Alexander Skrjabin – Stoupel, Vladimir
The Way Up and the Way Back is the Same: The Ascent of Cognition in Plato’s Analogies of the Sun, the Line and the Cave and the Path Intelligence Takes – Zovko, Marie-Élise