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Proclus: Some Preliminary Issues

Dominic J. O'Meara

in Pythagoras Revived

Published in print December 1990 | ISBN: 9780198239130
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191600937 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198239130.003.0008

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 Proclus: Some Preliminary Issues

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Some preliminary issues concerning Proclus are discussed: his rivalry with the mathematician Domninus; his views on the history of philosophy, with regard, in particular, to the relation between Pythagoras and Plato; his conception of the revelation and discovery of philosophy.

Keywords: discovery; Domninus; history of philosophy; Plato; Proclus; Pythagoras; revelation

Chapter.  5704 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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