Item description for Platonic Tradition in the Middle Ages: A Doxographic Approach by Stephen Gersh...
This collection of essays delineates the history of the rather disparate intellectual tradition usually labeled as "Platonic" or "Neoplatonic". In chronological order, the book covers the most eminent philosophic schools of thought within that tradition. The most important terms of the Platonic tradition are studied together with a discussion of their semantic implications, the philosophical and theological claims associated with the terms, the sources that furnish the terms, and the intellectual traditions aligned with or opposed to them. The contributors thereby provide a vivid intellectual map of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period.
Contributions are written in English or German.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110168448 ISBN13 9783110168440
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More About Stephen Gersh
Stephen Gersh is professor of philosophy at the Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame. He is the author of, among other titles, Middle Platonism and Neoplatonism: The Latin Tradition (Notre Dame Press, 1986).
Stephen Gersh currently resides in the state of Indiana. Stephen Gersh has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Notre Dame, Indiana.