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Platonic theology.

Marsilio Ficino

Platonic theology.

by Marsilio Ficino

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMarsilio Ficino ; English translation by Michael J.B. Allen ; Latin text edited by James Hankins with William Bowen.
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LC ClassificationsBT
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 415 p. ;
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22732534M
ISBN 100674019865

Platonic Theology: Books is a visionary work of the Florentine scholar-­philosopher-magus, Marsilio Ficino, who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic schools of Plotinus and Proclus, Ficino was committed to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, in the hope that such a reconciliation.   The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato.. A student of the Neoplatonic schools of Plotinus and Proclus, he was committed to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, in the hope that such Pages:

The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino, the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato.   Platonic Theology: Books XVII-XVIII v. 6 by Marsilio Ficino, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

Apophatic theology, also known as negative theology, is a form of theological thinking and religious practice which attempts to approach God, the Divine, by negation, to speak only in terms of what may not be said about the perfect goodness that is God. It forms a pair together with cataphatic theology, which approaches God or the Divine by affirmations or positive . Platonic theology can refer to: The theological theories of the Greek philosopher Plato or other such theories within Platonism. The work Theologia Platonica by the ancient philosopher Proclus. The work Platonic Theology (Latin: Theologia Platonica; subtitle: de immortalitate animae) by the Renaissance philosopher Marsilio Ficino.


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In the original ‘Platonic Theology’ Ficino wrote what he called 18 Books, but Tatti’s Book 1 here, contains a translation of Books If one were to consider what Plato’s Platonic theology. book interests were, they would be: the immortality of the soul, and the significance of the existence of the by: 2.

Platonic Theology is the visionary and philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. This work, translated into English for the first time, is a key to understanding the art, thought, culture, and spirituality of the Renaissance.

“The second volume of Marsilio Ficino's Platonic Theology has now been added to the prestigious [I Tatti] collection The text produced in this new edition reflects with greater faithfulness and completeness, compared to previous attempts, Ficino's spirit and style For these reasons the edition of the Platonic Theology published by Harvard University Press promises 5/5(3).

Platonic Theology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpi /5(9). Book XVII opens with a litany of those who Ficino's regards as the patriarchs of a universal and esoteric theology, namely Zoroaster, Hermes, Orpheus, Aglaophemus, Pythagoras Platonic theology.

book Plato "who embraced the universal wisdom of all of them and enhanced and illuminated it 5/5(2). : Platonic Theology, Volume 3: Books IX–XI (The I Tatti Renaissance Library) (): Ficino, Marsilio, Hankins, James, Allen, Michael J.

B.: Books2/5(2). The Introduction, Book I, Book II, Book III, Book VI (which was compiled by Taylor drawn from Proclus' other texts but also passages from other philosophers like Julian or Iamblichus), and especially the Additional Notes, were fantastic; but Book IV and V being 1/4+ of the book were quite repetitious (notwithstanding the repetitions of the other books)/5.

His Platonic evangelizing was eminently successful and widely influential, and his "Platonic Theology," translated into English for the first time in this edition, is one of the keys to understanding the art, thought, culture, and spirituality of the Renaissance/5(7).

ABOUT THIS BOOK The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato.

The Platonic Theology is the culminating work of Proclus' long career and one of the defining works of late antiquity, but it has had few modern philosophical admirers. The exception, and an important one, is Hegel, who clearly drew inspi-ration from the Platonic Theology for his Science of Logic, and who draws his.

The Platonic Theology represented Ficino's primary work of justification and synthesis, a work where--for a short time and in a moment unique in the history of Western philosophy--Thomas Aquinas's Summa contra gentiles resided next to the Orphic hymns, Aristotle next to Plato, Proclus next to Henry of Ghent.

The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato/5. The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato.

A student of the Neoplatonic schools of Plotinus and Proclus, he was committed to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, in the hope that such a reconciliation Brand: Harvard. History of the Restoration of the Platonic Theology, and to which I refer the English reader.

At present I shall only select from that work the following biogra- phical articulars respecting our Iamblichus: He was descen J' ed of a family equally illustrious, fortunate, and rich.

His country was Chalcis, a city of Syria, which. The Platonic Theology of Ioane Petritsi book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Gigineishvili's study is a comprehensive expositio /5(4).

This is the only translation of Proclus masterwork Platonic Theology, consisting of six books plus one added by Thomas Taylor. It is the main work of Proclus and should be studied together with his commentaries on the Timaeus and Parmenides.

See the scan index for this book. The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato Proclus Thomas Taylor This work is incomplete. Ficino even has an entire book of the Platonic Theology devoted to refuting Avveroistic ideas, in which the lion’s share of argumentation harks back in content, if not always in form, to Thomas Aquinas and the scholastic tradition.

Plato's theory of soul, drawing on the words of his teacher Socrates, considered the psyche to be the essence of a person, being that which decides how people behave. He considered this essence to be an incorporeal, eternal occupant of our being.

Plato said that even after death, the soul exists and is able to think. He believed that as bodies die, the soul is continually reborn. Platonic Theology: Books v.1 by Marsilio Ficino,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(30).

O-P books Volume 2 of The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato: Translated from the Greek: to which a Seventh Book [by the Translator] is Added, in Order to Supply the Deficiency of Another Book on this Subject, which was Written by Proclus, But Since Lost.

Also a Translation of Proclus' Elements of Theology. Platonic Theology, Volume 1 (Hardcover) Books I-IV (I Tatti Renaissance Library #2) By Marsilio Ficino, Michael J. B. Allen (Translator), James Hankins (Editor). Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: April .Platonic Theology: Books I-IV Volume 2 of I Tatti Renaissance library Volume 1 of Platonic Theology, Marsilio Ficino, ISBNAuthor: Marsilio Ficino: Editors: James Hankins, William Roy Bowen: Translated by: Michael J.

B. Allen, John Warden: Publisher: Harvard University Press, Original from: the University of.