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Author Phillips, John (John Frederick), 1950-
Title Order from disorder : Proclus' doctrine of evil and its roots in ancient platonism / by John Phillips.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

Author Phillips, John (John Frederick), 1950-
Series Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts, 1871-188X ; v. 5
Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts ; v. 5. 1871-188X
Subject Proclus, approximately 410-485.
Plato -- Influence.
Good and evil.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 280 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-276) and index.
Contents Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Proclus' Doctrine of Evil; Chapter 2. Evil as Privation; EVIL AS PRIVATION: THE BODY; EVIL AS PRIVATION: THE SOUL; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Examines Proclus' doctrine of evil in light of the tradition of exegesis of Plato's treatment of evil within the schools of ancient Platonism, from Middle Platonism to early Neoplatonism. This book includes chapters on the evil of the body, and also for the evil of the soul.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047421122 (electronic bk.)
9047421124 (electronic bk.)
9004160183 (alk. paper)
9789004160187 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004160187.i-281
OCLC # 646789794
Additional Format Print version: Phillips, John. Order from disorder. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 (DLC) 2007298915

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