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Conclusion

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/10.1093/0198239130.003.0012

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Conclusion

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The conclusion summarizes the main points established in the book concerning Iamblichus’ contribution to the development of Neoplatonism and to the emergence of a philosophy of mathematics and a mathematizing physics and metaphysics that are found in Proclus and that would be of considerable historical importance, as indicated briefly, in Medieval and Renaissance philosophy.

Keywords: Medieval philosophy; metaphysics; Neoplatonism; philosophy of mathematics; physics; Renaissance philosophy

Chapter.  2180 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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