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Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 052104054X

ISBN-13: 9780521040549

Edition: N/A

Authors: A. H. Armstrong

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List price: $352.00
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/1/1967
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 726
Size: 7.25" wide x 12.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Preface
Abbreviations
Introductory
Greek Philosophy from Plato to Plotinus
The old academy
Aristotle
The later academy and Platonism
The Pythagoreans
The Peripatos
The Stoa
Philo and the beginnings of Christian thought
Philo
The beginning of Christian philosophy: Justin: the Gnostics
Clement of Alexandria
Origen
Plotinus
Life: Plotinus and the religion of superstition of his time
Teaching and writing
Man and reality
The one and intellect
From intellect to matter: the return to the one
The Later Neoplatonists
Introduction to later neoplatonism
Porphyry and Iamblichus
Athenian and Alexandrian Neoplatonism
Marius Victorinus and Augustine
Marius victorinus
Augustine
Biographical Introduction: Charistianity and philosophy
Augustine
Man: body and soul
Augustine
Reason and illumination
Augustine
Sense and imagination
Augustine
Human action: will and virtue
Augustine
God and nature
Augustine: man in history and society
The Greek Christian Platonist tradition from the Cappadocians to Maximus and Eriugena
Introduction: Greek Christian Platonism
The Cappadocians
The pseudo-Dionysius
The reaction against Proclus
St Maximus the Confessor
The Philosophy of Icons
Johannes Scottus Eriugena
Western Christian thought from Boethius to Anselm
Boethius and the legacy of antiquity
Development of thought in the Carolingian Empire
The debate on philosophical learning during the transition period (900-1080)
Anselm of Canterbury: the philosophical interpretation of faith
Early Islamic philosophy
Introductory
Al-Farabi and his successors
Select Bibliography
Additional notes and bibliography
Index of ancient and medieval works referred to in the text
General index
Index of Greek terms