Iamblichus and the Foundations of Late Platonism (Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic Traditi)

Iamblichus and the Foundations of Late Platonism (Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic Traditi)


Iamblichus of Chalcis (c. 240-c. 325 C.E.), successor to Plotinus and Porphyry, gave new lifestyles to Neoplatonism together with his many philosophical and non secular refinements. as soon as considered as a religio-magical quack, Iamblichus is now noticeable as a philosophical innovator who harmonized not just Platonic philosophy with non secular ritual but in addition Platonism with the traditional philosophical and spiritual culture. development on contemporary scholarship on Iamblichean philosophy, the 10 papers during this quantity discover a variety of points of Iamblichus' oeuvre. those papers support express that Iamblichus re-invented Neoplatonism and made it the main university of philosophy for hundreds of years after his loss of life.

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