Commentaries on Plato by Marsilio Ficino

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementFicino Marsilio ; edited and translated by Michael J. B. Allen.
SeriesThe I Tatti Renaissance Library -- 34
ContributionsAllen, Michael J. B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB395 .F4713 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22514057M
ISBN 109780674031197
LC Control Number2008037878

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From Allen one may learn not only of Ficino's beliefs about the Phaedrus, but also about the history of Phaedrus /5(4). Commentaries on Plato, Volume 1: Phaedrus and Ion by Marsilio Ficino,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4). Get this from a library. Commentaries on Plato.

[Marsilio Ficino; Michael J B Allen; Plato.] -- Volume 1 contains analysis and commentary on the 'Phaedrus', which is explicated as a meditation on 'beauty in all its forms' and a work of theology.

The commentary on the 'Ion' explores a poetics of. Commentaries on Plato: Phaedrus and Ion Volume 1 of Commentaries on Plato, Michael J.

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uk Series: Authors: Marsilio Ficino, Plató: Editors: Michael J. Allen. Commentary on Plato's Parmenides book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Meno, one of the most widely read of the Platonic d /5. Marsilio Ficino (–), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato.

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John's College from until his death. His other works include Plato's Trilogy: Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Statesman, also published by the University of Chicago 5/5(2). Plato, Allan Bloom wrote, is "the most erotic of philosophers," and his Symposium is one of the greatest works on the nature of love ever written.

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In a two-volume accomplishment all the more astounding for being conducted so. Unlike his other commentaries, the Commentary on Plato's Republic is not a line-by-line discussion of Plato's text, but a set of sixteen essays on the dialogue.

The translators put forth a persuasive case for the unity of the essays in their introduction to the volume and to the individual essays. The Commentary of Marsilio Ficino, the Florentine, on Plato's Philebus on the Highest Good - Material That Has Been Hastily Collected from Marsilio Ficino's Lectures on the Philebus 70 Appendices Bible > Commentary > Poole > Genesis.

Matthew Poole's Commentary. I have read over Plato's book again and again; but I know not how it comes to pass, so long as I am reading I agree with it; but no sooner is the book out of my hands but de immortalitate animae dubitare caepi, I begin to doubt whether the soul be immortal, yea or no.

But. Commentary that treats a philosopher other than Plato at this level of detail is the short Essay 9 on the views of Theodore of Asine in relation to women’s virtues.

Proclus's system, like that of the other Neoplatonists, is a combination of Platonic, Aristotelian, and Stoic elements. In its broad outlines, Proclus's system agrees with that of Plotinus with a notable difference: unlike Plotinus, Proclus did not hold that matter was evil, an idea that caused contradictions in the system of Plotinus.

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He wrote commentaries on Plato and Aristotle and defended philosophical study of religion against theologians such as al-Ghazali, who.

Prolegomena to Plato’s Philosophy [12] Purification of the doctrines of Plato [13] Commentary on the Gorgias [14] Commentary on the Phaedo [15] Commentary on the Theaetetus [16] Commentary on the Sophist [17] Commentary on the Phaedrus [18] Commentary on the Symposium (on the Discourse of Diotima) [19] Commentary on the Philebus [20] On the.

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Original Greek commentary with English translation on facing page ; critical matter in English. Description: pages ; 24 cm. Series Title: Platonic texts and translations, v. 2: Other Titles: In Platonis Phaedonem commentaria.

Olympiodorus commentary on Plato's Phaedo Olympiodorus, on Plato's Phaedo: Responsibility. The Republic of Plato is one of the classic gateway texts into the study and practice of philosophy, and it is just the sort of book that has been able to arrest and redirect lives.

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