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Platonism and its influence.

A. E. Taylor

Platonism and its influence.

by A. E. Taylor

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Published by Cooper Square Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato -- Influence,
  • Philosophy, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 146-148.

    SeriesOur debt to Greece and Rome
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB395 .T3 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 153 p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5879642M
    LC Control Number63010308

    Platonism synonyms, Platonism pronunciation, Platonism translation, English dictionary definition of Platonism. n. The philosophy of Plato, especially insofar as it asserts ideal forms as an absolute and eternal reality of which the phenomena of the world are an. Platonism is an ancient Greek school of philosophy from the Socratic period, founded around B.C. by Socrates' student and disciple, Plato, and continued by his students and was based in the Academy, a precinct containing a sacred grove outside the walls of Athens, where Plato delivered his lectures (the prototype for later universities).

      This, in and of itself, has only a tenuous connection to Plato’s own philosophy or the various schools of Platonism. Concerning Judeo-Christianity, Plato’s influence is considerable, though indirect. Judaism developed its central beliefs and was given the Scriptures centuries prior to Plato’s birth. His influence on the philosophy of religion is wide ranging and this book examines both that and the influence of religion on Plato. Central to Plato’s thought is the theory of forms, which holds that there exists a realm of forms, perfect ideals of which things in this world are but imperfect copies.

    Platonism also influenced its more religious counterpart, Neo-Platonism. Neo-Platonism was a complex system for understanding reality that was founded by the Roman philosopher Plotinus (A.D. –). The Egyptian-born Plotinus carried on some of the main ideas of Plato such as (1) there is an immaterial reality that exists apart fromFile Size: 74KB. Platonism and Its Influence By Alfred Edward Taylor Marshall Jones, Read preview Overview The Platonic Tradition in English Religious Thought: The Hulsean Lectures at Cambridge, By William Ralph Inge Longmans, Green and Co.,


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, A.E. (Alfred Edward), Platonism and its influence. New York, Cooper Square Publishers, Platonism is the philosophy of Plato and philosophical systems closely derived from it, though contemporary platonists do not necessarily accept all of the doctrines of Plato.

Platonism had a profound effect on Western ism at least affirms the existence of abstract objects, which are asserted to exist in a third realm distinct from both the sensible external world and from the. Platonism and its influence by A. Taylor (Author), Edicions Enoanda (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may Platonism and its influence. book imperfections such as marks5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, A. (Alfred Edward), Platonism and its influence. London: G. Harrap, [?] (OCoLC) This banner text can have markup.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Platonism - Platonism - Platonism in the world of revealed religions: Well before the beginning of the Common Era, Jews with some Greek education had begun to make casual use of popular Greek philosophy in expounding their revealed religion: there are traces of this in the wisdom literature of the Hebrew Bible.

In the New Testament, Paul the Apostle’s speech to the Areopagus (Acts 17) uses. So before we even get to Augustine, we must get a good picture of Plotinus and Neo-Platonism.

Almost all we know about Plotinus comes from his disciple Porphyry of Tyre ( – ), who gathered, edited, shaped and published Plotinus’ many long and complex discourses into a collection known as The Enneads.

Here is a video on a general introduction to Neo-Platonism and Plotinus. I would imagine that the men God used to write His word were ALL influenced by the world around them to some degree, but bottom line is they were ‘inspired’ by God himself and His word clearly holds within it’s pages evidence that I believe proves.

Avaiable at Amazon. In Platonism: Greek Platonism from Aristotle through Middle Platonism: its nature and history next important phase of Platonism, Middle Platonism or pre-Neoplatonism, was significant through the influence that it exerted in more than one direction.

In the direction of Jewish culture (further described in a later section), it formed the Greek philosophical background of the efforts of Philo. Platonism 1. the teachings of the Greek philosopher Plato (?. bc) and his followers, esp the philosophical theory that the meanings of general words are real existing abstract entities (Forms) and that particular objects have properties in common by virtue of their relationship with these Forms 2.

the realist doctrine that mathematical entities. Taken in its broadest sense, Platonism refers to the influence of Plato in Western philosophical, religious, and political thinking. In the Hellenistic world, the vehicle of this influence was the Academy, but from the time of Athens' destruction by the Romans, accomplished by Sulla in 86 bce, the Academy had ceased to exercise any real.

Its influence is also visible in major contemporary thinkers like the Jewish exegete Philo of Alexandria and the doctor Galen. Like Neoplatonism, Early and Middle Platonism were founded on a very close reading of the text of Plato, especially the Timaeus, often facilitated by commentaries, and further supplemented by knowledge of his.

Platonism and Its Influence Plato of Athens ( to BC), widely regarded as the Father of Idealism, is the philosopher who shaped Western thinking on the soul of man.

We have chosen A.E. Taylor's Platonism and Its Influence as our vehicle to convey the all-pervading effect of Plato's thinking and conceptions of the nature of God and of.

Although many commentators on Rousseau’s philosophy have noted its affinities with Platonism and acknowledged the debt that Rousseau himself expressed to Plato on numerous occasions, David Williams is the first to offer a thoroughgoing, systematic examination of this linkage.

His contributions to the scholarship on Rousseau in this book are threefold: he enters the debate over whether Author: David Lay Williams. This is the first compendious study of the influence of Plato on the English literary tradition, showing how English writers used Platonic ideas and images within their own imaginative work.

Established experts and new writers have worked together to produce individual essays on more than thirty English authors, including Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, Wordsworth, T. Eliot, Auden and Iris. Chapter V: Platonism The influence of Greece on the civilization of the world it is impossible to ignore and difficult to exaggerate, and in no department of civilization, except perhaps in that of art, has its influence been greater than in ethics, or the science of the conduct of life.of what came later and much of what I discuss in this book.

In a later Chapter, I also review briefly the antecedents of Platonism and its devel-opment out of the Greek myths as well as the importance of the latter to the symbolism of the Renaissance. The debt that Western culture owes to Plato (BC) has largely been forgotten.Platonism about mathematics (or mathematical platonism) is the metaphysical view that there are abstract mathematical objects whose existence is independent of us and our language, thought, and as electrons and planets exist independently of us, so do numbers and sets.

And just as statements about electrons and planets are made true or false by the objects with which they are.