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Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus

Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus

Volume 3. Book 3

Part 1. Proclus on the World's Body

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  • Date Published: February 2007
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521845953

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  • Proclus' Commentary on Plato's dialogue Timaeus is arguably the most important commentary on a text of Plato, offering unparalleled insights into eight centuries of Platonic interpretation. This 2007 edition offered the first new English translation of the work for nearly two centuries, building on significant advances in scholarship on Neoplatonic commentators. It provides an invaluable record of early interpretations of Plato's dialogue, while also presenting Proclus' own views on the meaning and significance of Platonic philosophy. The present volume, the third in the edition, offers a substantial introduction and notes designed to help readers unfamiliar with this author. It presents Proclus' version of Plato's account of the elements and the mathematical proportions which bind together the body of the world.

    • Was the first English translation of this work for nearly two centuries
    • Includes a substantial introduction and helpful notes
    • Focuses on Plato's account of the elements and the mathematical proportions that bind the world together
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    • Date Published: February 2007
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521845953
    • length: 218 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 158 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.503kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction to Book III
    Translation.

  • Author

    Proclus

    Editor and Translator

    Dirk Baltzly, University of Tasmania
    Dirk Baltzly is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tasmania. He was educated at Ohio State University and has worked previously at King's College London and Monash University. He has published widely on ancient Greek philosophy, with particular emphasis on late antique Platonism. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities.

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