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  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • John of Damascus

    New Studies on his Life and Works, 1st Edition

    By Vassa Kontouma

    For more than five hundred years the life and work of John of Damascus (c. 655-c.745) have been the subject of a very extensive literature, scholarly and popular, in which it is often difficult to get one’s bearings. Through the studies included here (of which 6 appear in a translation into English…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Plotinus and al-Kindi

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    This book collects 15 papers on the greatest philosopher of late antiquity and founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (d.270), and the founding figure of philosophy in the Islamic world: al-KindÄ« (d. ca. 873). A number of the contributions focus on the text that joins the two: the so-called Theology of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Orientations of Avicenna's Philosophy

    Essays on his Life, Method, Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Dimitri Gutas

    The volume brings together seventeen studies on Avicenna by Dimitri Gutas, written over the past twenty-five years. They aim to establish Avicenna’s historical and philosophical context as a means to determining his philosophical project and the orientations of his thought. They deal with his life…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Reason, Faith and Otherness in Neoplatonic and Early Christian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Corrigan

    This book brings together a selection of Kevin Corrigan’s works published over the course of some 27 years. Its predominant theme is the encounter with otherness in ancient, medieval and modern thought and it ranges in scope from the Presocratics-through Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus and the late…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Perception, Conscience and Will in Ancient Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Richard Sorabji

    This book is about the human mind in ancient philosophy, with a focus on sense perception, a subject that Richard Sorabji has previously treated more in articles than in books. But it finishes with chapters offering a distinctive view on moral conscience and will. Sense perception raises the…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Christians, Gnostics and Philosophers in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    Gnosticism, Christianity and late antique philosophy are often studied separately; when studied together they are too often conflated. These articles set out to show that we misunderstand all three phenomena if we take either approach. We cannot interpret, or even identify, Christian Gnosticism…

    Hardback – 2012-09-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Platonic Heritage

    Further Studies in the History of Platonism and Early Christianity, 1st Edition

    By John Dillon

    This third collection of articles by John Dillon covers the period 1996-2006, the decade since the appearance of The Great Tradition. Once again, the subjects covered range from Plato himself and the Old Academy, through Philo and Middle Platonism, to the Neoplatonists and beyond. Particular…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Plotinus, Porphyry and Iamblichus

    Philosophy and Religion in Neoplatonism, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Smith

    This selection of twenty-five essays by Andrew Smith is devoted to Neoplatonism and especially to Plotinus and Porphyry. It deals with Plotinus' development of the Platonic Forms, and includes a lengthy assessment of Porphyry's contribution to the Platonic tradition. The themes also embrace a…

    Hardback – 2012-01-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Body and Gender, Soul and Reason in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Clark

    What does it mean to say that a human being is body and soul, and how does each affect the other? Late antique philosophers, Christians included, asked these central questions. The papers collected here explore their answers, and use those answers to ask further questions, reading Iamblichus,…

    Hardback – 2011-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on the Reception of Plato and Greek Political Thought in Victorian Britain

    1st Edition

    By Kyriakos Demetriou

    This collection of essays focuses on the reception of Plato and Greek political thought in the work of some major (pre)Victorian classical scholars and expands on a remarkable range of hotly debated issues on the interpretation of Greek antiquity. The central figure in this volume is the radical…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • From the Old Academy to Later Neo-Platonism

    Studies in the History of Platonic Thought, 1st Edition

    By Harold Tarrant

    This volume collects a set of papers on ancient Platonism that span the nine centuries between Plato himself and his commentator Olympiodorus in the 6th century, many of them less easy to obtain. Much of the work is at the intersection of philosophy and literature, and a recurrent aim is to…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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