All From One: A Guide to Proclus by Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn

By Pieter d'Hoine,Marije Martijn

Proclus (412-485 A.D.) used to be one of many final authentic 'successors' of Plato on the head of the Academy in Athens on the finish of Antiquity, ahead of the college was once eventually closed down in 529. As a prolific writer of systematic works on a variety of issues and probably the most influential commentators on Plato of all occasions, the legacy of Proclus within the cultural historical past of the west can rarely be overestimated.

This publication introduces the reader to Proclus' existence and works, his position within the Platonic culture of Antiquity and the effect his paintings exerted in later a long time. quite a few chapters are dedicated to Proclus' metaphysical procedure, together with his doctrines concerning the first precept of all truth, the single, and in regards to the varieties and the soul. The huge variety of Proclus' proposal is additional illustrated through highlighting his contribution to philosophy of nature, medical concept, concept of data and
philosophy of language. eventually, additionally his most unusual doctrines on evil and windfall, his Neoplatonic advantage ethics, his advanced perspectives on theology and non secular perform, and his metaphysical aesthetics obtain separate treatments.

This booklet is the 1st to compile the best students within the box and to provide a cutting-edge of Proclean reports this present day. In doing so, it presents the main complete advent to Proclus' notion at the moment available.

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