two at in de Anima , 40 f. implied that there were none 2. Thus he did not discuss specifically the possibility that one was written by Iamblichus. His view has. This edition of the fragments of Iamblichus’ major work on the soul, “De Anima,” is accompanied by the first English translation of the work and a commentary. Iamblichus was a Syrian Neoplatonist philosopher of Arab origin. He determined the direction . ; John F. Finamore and John M. Dillon, Iamblichus De Anima: Text, Translation, and Commentary, Leiden: Brill, , ISBN

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Immediately after the absolute One, lamblichus introduced a second superexistent “One” animq stand between it and ‘the many’ as the producer of intellect, or soul, psyche. He is known to have written the Collection of Pythagorean Doctrineswhich, in ten books, comprised extracts from several ancient philosophers.

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Iamblichus’ De Anima – Text, Translation, and Commentary

See iamblicyus discover other items: Buy the selected items together This item: Pages with related products. In particular, he has edited the fragments of Iamblichus’ commentaries on the Platonic dialogues, in the Philosophia Antiqua seriesand more recently, co-edited his De Mysteriis First marked it as to-read Sep 23, Sign in Create an account.


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Alan marked it as to-read Feb 22, Unlike Plotinus who broke from Platonic tradition and asserted an undescended soul, Iamblichus re-affirmed the soul’s embodiment in matter, believing matter to ianblichus as divine as the rest of the cosmos. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Mauro marked it as to-read Jan 15, Other editions – View all Iamblichus’ De Anima: Included too are excerpts from the Pseudo-Simplicius and Priscianus also translated with commentary that shed further light on Iamblichus’ treatise.

Both those works provide further illumination on Iamblichus’ views, so they were a great addition. More Options Prices excl. Rebecca added it Jan 26, Philosophia AntiquaVolume: Finamore – – In H. No keywords specified fix it.

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Dillon – – Leiden: Dustin marked it as to-read Dec 06, Whereas the Hellenes call that principle the Demiurge, Augustine identifies the activity and content of that principle as iamblivhus to one of the three aspects of the Divine Trinity —the Son, who is the Word logos. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


He was also the biographer of Pythagoras[5] [6] a Greek mystic, philosopher and mathematician. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Only a fraction of Iamblichus’ books have survived. Return to Book Page.

Refresh and try again. Diane rated it really liked it Feb 16, Leiden, Boston and Cologne: Finamore and John M.