By René Brouwer
By Irini-Fotini Viltanioti
Is the concord of the Sirens in Plato’s fantasy of Er derived from Early Pythagorean doctrine or is the doctrine, which in Iamblichus’ On the Pythagorean method of Life, defines the concord of the Sirens as being the tetractys and the oracle at Delphi, a Pseudo-pythagorean invention drawing upon this recognized passage in Plato’s Republic? What does the concord of the Sirens suggest for the Pythagoreans and what does it suggest for Plato? Does the Platonic photo of the Sirens do any philosophical paintings in the context of the Republic? what's the connection, if any, among the Platonic and Pythagorean issues of the concord of the Sirens, on one hand, and the tune of the Sirens in Homer’s Odyssey, at the different? via investigating those and different appropriate questions, Irini-Fotini Viltanioti bargains, for the 1st time, a sustained research of the mythological rendition of the recognized Pythagorean thought of the so-called “Harmony of the Spheres” in Plato’s Republic and in Iamblichus’ On the Pythagorean method of Life. Filling this severe hole in present literature, this ebook is a vital contribution to the sector of Pythagorean and Platonic reports.
By Bruce H. Porter,Rod L. Meldrum
Reading Prophecies and gives you is like having your eyes opened large for the 1st time. it's brain increasing and religion promoting.
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The authors converse with regular, authoritative testimony in regards to the truthfulness of the "Prophecies and offers" present in the booklet of Mormon and supply a moment witness to the knowledge and majesty of God's Prophet, Seer and Revelator, Joseph Smith Jr. whose testimony stands enterprise on each count number -- together with the prophetically constant geographical surroundings for the booklet of Mormon.
By Lucia Prauscello
By Tad Brennan
By Joseph Bobik
By Polymnia Athanassiadi
Julian: An highbrow Biography, first released in 1981, offers a penetrating and scholarly research of Julian’s highbrow improvement opposed to the heritage of philosophy and faith within the past due Roman Empire.
Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the tale of Julian’s transformation from a reclusive and scholarly adolescent right into a able normal and an audacious social reformer. even though, his personality used to be fraught with an exceptional many contradictions, tensions and inconsistencies: he will be delicate and clever, but additionally uncontrollably spontaneous and topic to alternating matches of substantial self-pity and self-delusion.
Athanassiadi lines the Emperor Julian’s responses to non-public and public demanding situations, and dwells at the conflicts that every weighty selection imposed on him. This research of Julian’s personality and of all of the concerns that faced him as an emperor, highbrow and mystic relies mostly on modern facts, with specific emphasis at the vast writings of the fellow himself.
By Pierre Hadot,Arnold I. Davidson
En s'interrogeant notamment sur les « expériences de pensée » dans l'Antiquité, sur los angeles determine de Socrate, sur los angeles lecture que Michelet fait de Marc Aurèle, il montre de manière lumineuse que les Anciens concevaient l. a. philosophie comme un mode de vie, comme un attempt concret de transformation de soi par los angeles méditation, comme un exercice spirituel de chaque immediate vers los angeles sagesse.
Réédition du grand classique épuisé de Pierre Hadot, véritable « livre culte », augmentée de l. a. Leçon inaugurale au Collège de France et de divers articles, eux aussi introuvables, publiés dans des revues confidentielles.
By Walter E. Wehrle
By Rosemary Wright