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<b>The Concept of God in Middle Platonism</b>

Henny Fiskå Hägg

in Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780199288083
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191604164 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199288089.003.0003

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 The Concept of God in Middle Platonism

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This chapter deals with the philosophical school that influenced Clement most, Middle Platonism. Middle Platonist philosophy is represented by three of its main exponents: Alcinous, Atticus, and Numenius. The main focus is on how they describe the first principles.

Keywords: Middle Platonism; Alcinous; Atticus; Numenius; first principles

Chapter.  17568 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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