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Neoplatonist Philosophers in Time, Place, and Social Context

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter describes the range of philosophers discussed in this book, going from Plotinus and his school in Rome to the schools of Iamblichus in Syria (Apamea) and of his successors at Athens and ... More


The Pythagorean Communities

Leonid Zhmud

in Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199289318
eISBN:
9780191741371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289318.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the kind of community founded by Pythagoras. It considers those types of association which actually existed in Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods. If the Pythagorean ... More


Enduring Colonialism: Classical Presences and Modern Absences in Indian Philosophy

A. Raghuramaraju

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699364
eISBN:
9780199080533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699364.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume explores three significant issues — absence, the consciousness of the contemporary, and new philosophical episteme — relevant to thought-systems in the Indian subcontinent. The author ... More


Schools

Carey Seal

in Philosophy and Community in Seneca's Prose

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190493219
eISBN:
9780190493233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190493219.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Seneca’s views on the collective practice of philosophy, through his representations of the philosophical school. Seneca believes that the Stoic school uniquely combines ... More


Cicero: Tusculan Disputations II and V

A. E. Douglas

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684333
eISBN:
9781800343078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684333.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Fifth Tusculan Disputation is the finest of the five books, its nearest rival being the First. The middle three books, represented in this edition by the Second, are, as the author clearly ... More


Introduction

Johannes Zachhuber

in The Rise of Christian Theology and the End of Ancient Metaphysics: Patristic Philosophy from the Cappadocian Fathers to John of Damascus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859956
eISBN:
9780191892370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859956.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter provides an overall introduction to the book. It outlines its methodological approach, explains the selection of authors, and sets out the case that will be argued. Central for the ... More


Irenaeus, the “School Called Gnostic,” and the Valentinians

Geoffrey S. Smith

in Guilt by Association: Heresy Catalogues in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199386789
eISBN:
9780199386802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386789.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Irenaeus’s incorporation of an updated version of the Syntagma against All the Heresies into Book I of his monumental treatise Against the Heresies marked a watershed moment in the history of ... More


Christians Reading Philo

Jennifer Otto

in Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness in Early Christian Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198820727
eISBN:
9780191860331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820727.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

It is widely assumed amongst scholars that Clement of Alexandria’s citations of Philo demonstrate continuity between Philo’s Jewish community and early Christians in ancient Alexandria. This chapter ... More


Rome, Villas, South Italy

G. O. Hutchinson

in Greek to Latin: Frameworks and Contexts for Intertextuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670703
eISBN:
9780191757020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670703.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the concrete settings of place in which Romans have experience related to Greek literature. The spatial separation of Roman and Greek literature is bridged by alleged contacts ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Otto

in Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness in Early Christian Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198820727
eISBN:
9780191860331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820727.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Between the second and the sixteenth centuries CE, references to the Jewish exegete Philo of Alexandria occur exclusively in texts written by Christians. David T. Runia has described this phenomenon ... More


Ethics and Legality

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The distinct opposites of order and disorder, harmony and chaos were only knowable from social reality, after looking back at centuries of human behavior. The simultaneous projection of the concepts ... More


Reconsidering Penelope

Peter T. Struck

in Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169392
eISBN:
9781400881116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169392.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. The account in this book has been of philosophical schools trying to make sense of a puzzling phenomenon. As is always the case in ... More


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