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Lectures on the Philebus

Damaskios

Lectures on the Philebus

wrongly attributed to Olympiodorus

by Damaskios

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Published by A.M. Hakkert in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDamascius ; text, translation, notes and indices by L.G. Westerink.
    ContributionsWesterink, Leendert Gerrit., Olympiodorus, the Younger, of Alexandria, 6th cent.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15945904M
    ISBN 109025608477

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The Lectures on Philebus is mildly interesting but I take it more as an example of ancient scholarship rather than a legitimate analysis of Platonic doctrine. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. See all reviews /5(2). Genre/Form: Commentaries (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Damaskios, approximately approximately Lectures on the Philebus. L.G. Westerink has 26 books on Goodreads with 52 ratings. L.G. Westerink’s most popular book is Damascius' Lectures on the Philebus.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Damaskios, approximately approximately Lectures on the Philebus. Amsterdam: A.M. Hakkert, I was unaware that Damascius had written anything on the Philebus. The Philebus is a more obscure dialogues of Plato. This work barely survived antiquity with only one manuscript from AD existing.

Damascius must have been a tedious lecturer if we judge him by these lecture notes. He is thorough to a fault.2/5. L.G. Westerink is the author of Damascius' Lectures on the Philebus ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews), The Greek Commentaries On Plato's Phaedo (/5.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: Damascius’ Lectures on the Philebus deals with some of the important insights explored by the late Platonic writers, concerning the dialectical system, the relation of the One to the Many, and of Pleasure to Intelligence, the Bound and the Infinite and their mixture, the nature of /5(2).

knowledge in the Philebus than we can separate justice from happiness in the Republic. An interesting account is given in the Philebus of the rank and order of the sciences or arts, which agrees generally with the scheme of knowledge in the Sixth Book of the Republic.

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Olympiodorus of Alexandria, presumably a late pupil of Ammonius Hermeiou, the commentator on Aristotle and teacher of Simplicius and Philoponus, was one of the last pagans to teach philosophy at the school of Alexandria in the 6 th century.

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Proclus on the Philebus. The Lectures are, in his opinion, simply a series of criticisms and elucidations of this work, now un-fortunately lost. Having dealt in his admirable Intro-duction with questions concerning the text, origin, and authorship of the whole collection of Lectures, Westerink proceeds to translate and comment upon the Phile.

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