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The Concept of God in Middle Platonism

Henny Fiskå Hägg

in Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288083
eISBN:
9780191604164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288089.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter deals with the philosophical school that influenced Clement most, Middle Platonism. Middle Platonist philosophy is represented by three of its main exponents: Alcinous, Atticus, and ... More


Posidonius: Judgements Not Necessary for Emotion Disowned Judgements, Animals, Music

Richard Sorabji

in Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199256600
eISBN:
9780191712609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256600.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Posidonius denied that Chrysippus' judgements were necessary for emotion in the cases mentioned in Chapter 4 of disowned judgements, animals or infants, and response to wordless music. There may more ... More


The Age of Synthesis

R. J. Hankinson

in Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246564
eISBN:
9780191597572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246564.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter, Hankinson discusses the origins of syncretism, or the growing convergence of Platonism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism, focusing mainly on the Old Academy Platonists Speusippus and ... More


Platonism in the ‘Middle’

Lloyd P. Gerson

in From Plato to Platonism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452413
eISBN:
9780801469183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452413.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter attempts to delineate the nature of Middle Platonism by exploring the doctrines of the soi-disants followers of Plato assuming their common commitment to Ur-Platonism (UP), as the ... More


The ‘Intermezzo’

George Alexander Gazis

in Homer and the Poetics of Hades

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787266
eISBN:
9780191829338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787266.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The focus of this chapter is on the break in Odysseus’ narrative halfway through Odyssey 11, which is otherwise known as the ‘Intermezzo’. The discussion offers an overview of the problems relating ... More


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