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ISNS Collections

Essay collections published in association with the
International Society for Neoplatonic Studies

Metaphysical Patterns in Platonism

Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Modern Times


Edited by John F Finamore and Robert M Berchman

This anthology of 18 essays by scholars from around the world is published in association with the International Society for Neoplatonic Studes: it contains many of the papers presented in their 2005 annual conference. Contents:

The Platonic Tripartite Soul and the Platonism of Galen’s on the Doctrines of Hippocrates and Plato - John F. Finamore

Who Thought the Stars are Causes? The Astrologicmetaphysical coveral Doctrine Criticized by Plotinus - Marilynn Lawrence;

The Transcendence of Sophia in Plotinus’ Treatise On Intelligible Beauty - Daniele Bertini;

The Good’s Beauty is Above Beauty: Plotinus’ Argument In Ennead VI.7- Martin Achard;

Plotinus On The Being of The One - John Bussanich;

Consulting the Oracle: The Mantic Art and its Causation in Iamblichus’ De Mysteriis - Crystal Addey;

Astrology as Divination: Iamblichean Theory and its Contemporary Practice - Gregory Shaw;

The Roles of Apollo and Dionysus in Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy and in the Emperor Julian’s Theology - Jay Bregman;

Augustine, Proust and the Rhetoric of Time and Creation - Burcht Pranger;

Monophysitism and the Evolution of Theological Discourse in Christian Neoplatonism - Edward Moore;

Eriugena, Emerson and the Poetics of Universal Nature - Willemien Otten;

Marsilio Ficino’s Platonism on Human-Divine Kinship and Assimilation - Mary Lenzi;

The Place of the Universe: Science and Platonism in Copernicus’ De Revolutionibus - Gina Zavota;

Mapping Knowledge and Consciousness of Being: Categories as Transcendentals in Plotinus and Hegel - Robert M. Berchman;

Critique and Rescue: On Adorno’s Diagnosis of Aristotle’s Metaphysics - Russell Ford;

Wincenty Lutoslawski Platonic Studies: Plato as an Inspiration for Polish Messianism - Tomas Mrz;

Neoplatonism in Science Past and Future - Bruce Maclennan;

The Primordial Tradition of the World’s Religions and the Reconstruction of Neoplatonic Metaphysics - Atsushi Sumi.

256pp Paperback 12  ISBN: 978-1898910-831

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Platonic Traditions in American Thought


Edited by Jay A Bregman and Melanie B Mineo

This anthology of 17 essays by scholars from around the world is published in association with the International Society for Neoplatonic Studes: it contains many of the papers presented in their 1999 annual conference. Contents:

Socratic Virtue as Divine Dunamis in the Meno and Theages -  Melanie A. B. Mineo

The Cyclical Argument as Plato’s Summoner -  Miriam Byrd9781898910862-front cover

Enneads III.8 (30) and V.8 (31) as a Positive Dialogue with Gnostics -  Michael McArthur

Consolation Within the Limits of Philosophy Alone -  Lawrence Masek

The Neoplatonic and the Gothic: A Walk through Amiens Cathedral - Gina Zavota

The Unseen Site of Plato’s Biography - David Justin Hodge

A. Bronson Alcott’s Transcendental Neoplatonism and the Concord Summer School - Jay Bregman

Huckleberries, Thoreau, and Platonism - Daniel Dombrowski

The Platonism of Lawren Harris - Frederic M. Schroeder

Facing the Beasts: Platonic Ideas in Charles Williams’ The Place of the Lion - David Westlake

Plotinus and Kant on Beauty - Robert M. Berchman

Peirce and Plato - Kenneth Laine Ketner

Josiah Royce and Plotinus Neoplatonism - Frank Oppenheim, S. J.

Dewey as a Reconstructed Platonist - Michael Eldridge

The Affinities Between Dewey’s Pragmatism and Plotinian Philosophy - Thomas Mether

The Platonic Eliade  - Douglas Allen

Proclus’ Theories of Motion  and Twentieth-Century Physics - Emilie Kutash

368 pp Paperback 15  ISBN: 978-1898910-855

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Platonic Inquiries

Selected Papers from the Thirteenth Annual Conference

of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies

 


Edited by Claudia D’Amico, John F Finamore and Natalia Strok

This anthology of 24 essays by scholars from around the world is published in association with the International Society for Neoplatonic Studes: it contains many of the papers presented in their 2015 annual conference. Contents:

The Platonic origins of the Axiochus and the contribution of its author to the Socratic theme - Menahem Luz

Rhea - Hecate. The Triple Expansion of Life - Graciela Ritacco

Plotinus, and the tripartition of the soul in Plato:  Anger as an example - Luc Brisson

Theoria, Theorema Theorein: on the Vocabulary, Style, and Content of Plotinus Enn. III. 8 [30] - Jose Baracat

The Gnostic Background of Plotinus’ Theory of Generative Contemplation - Zeke Mazur

Contemplation and form in Plotinus: continuity or overcoming Greek thought? - Fernando Martin De Blassi

The Value of the Soul's Descent - Edward Halper9781898910855-front cover

Cosmic Order and Evil: The Concept of Providence in Plotinus and St. Augustine - Maurizio Di Silva

The Issue of Divine Filiality in the Commentary on the Gospel of John: Doctrinal Comparisons between Heracleon, Origen and Plotinus - Patricia Andrea Ciner

The Depth-bathos of the Gnostics and Porphyry - Juan Bautista Garcia Bazan

Porphyry’s Extension and Restriction of Plato’s Views on Justice - Hyun Hochsman

The Pure Human Soul in Iamblichus: Divine or Angelic? - Julio Cesar Moreira

The ‘Second Trace of Life’:  Hermias and the Irrational Soul - John Finamore

Teaching and learning in Marinus - Mathilde Cambron-Goulet

Hierarchy of beings and the Neo-platonic tetrad Goodness,Being,Life, Mind in Byzantine Platonism - Dimitry Biriukov

Negligence as the Cause of the Fall of Souls in Origen and its Reinterpretation by Evagrius Ponticus - Ruben Pereto Rivas

Approach to the Sources of the Cusan Notions of Oneness, Identity, and Coincidence - Claudia D’Amico

Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1431) on the Role of Faith in the Human Mind’s Return to God - Paula Pico Estrada

Marsilio Ficino’s teachings on the Platonic notion of inspiration: A brief survey for understanding the depiction of artists as divinely inspired lovers of Beauty - Juan Pablo Maggiotti

Florentine Neoplatonism a Philosophical Movement? - Teresa Rodriguez

Newton and the Neoplatonic offensive against Cartesianism - Rodolfo E. Fazio

Thinking on Thinking: Ultimate Presuppositions in Plotinus and Leibniz - Robert Berchman

Plato in Weimar. Plato’s Ideal State and the Weimar Republic: The impossibility of creating the Perfect state - Ubaldo Villani-Lubelli

Notes on Abandon:  excerpts from a diary of studies on the concept of Gelassenheit - Luiz Fernando Fontes-Teixeira

400pp Paperback 15  ISBN: 978-1898910-862

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