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Proclus" Commentary on the Timaeus of Plato

Proclus Diadochus

Proclus" Commentary on the Timaeus of Plato

by Proclus Diadochus

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Published by Minerva Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsThomas Taylor (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8729063M
ISBN 101898910146
ISBN 109781898910145

  Proclus' Commentary on Plato's dialogue Timaeus is arguably the most important commentary on a text of Plato, offering unparalleled insights into eight centuries of Platonic : Cambridge University Press.   Proclus' commentary on the dialogue Timaeus by Plato (d BC), written in the fifth century AD, is arguably the most important commentary on a text of Plato, offering unparalleled insights into eight centuries of Platonic interpretation. It has had an enormous influence on subsequent Plato Brand: Cambridge University Press.

PROCLUS Commentary on Plato’s Timaeus VOLUME IV Book 3, part II Proclus on the World Soul TRANSLATED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY DIRK BALTZLY Monash University. Brann, Eva, "Time in the Timaeus," The Music of the Republic: Essays on Socrates' Conversations and Plato's Writings, Philadelphia: Paul Dry Books, , Excerpt: In the dialogue named after him, Timaeus has the divine Craftsman, who is making the heavens, say: He thought of making a certain movable image of eternity, and, at once with ordering heaven, he made an eternal image going.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford. Proclus' Commentary on Plato's dialogue Timaeus is arguably the most important commentary on a text of Plato, offering unparalleled insights into eight centuries of Platonic interpretation. This edition offers the first new English translation of the work for nearly two centuries, building on significant recent advances in scholarship on.


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The volume includes a substantial introduction and helpful notes.4/5(1). Book Description HTML This is the only translation of Proclus masterwork Platonic Theology, consisting of six books plus one added by Thomas Taylor.

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Among Proclus’ surviving works we have five commentaries on Plato (on Alcibiades, Cratylus, Republic, Timaeus, and Parmenides), one commentary on Euclid, two manuals on physics and metaphysics respectively (Elements of Physics, Elements of Theology), an astronomical work (Hypotypôsis), three monographs (Tria opuscula) on providence, fate.

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