Damascius' Problems and Solutions Concerning First Principles

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Damascius was head of the Neoplatonist academy in Athens when the Emperor Justinian shut its doors forever in 529. His work, Problems and Solutions Concerning First Principles, is the last surviving independent philosophical treatise from the Late Academy. Its survey of Neoplatonist metaphysics, discussion of transcendence, and compendium of late antique theologies, make it unique among all extant works of late antique philosophy. It has never before been translated into English. The Problems and Solutions exhibits a ...

Damascius' Problems and Solutions Concerning First Principles 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195150292

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