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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Allen, Michael J.B.
Plato's third eye.
Aldershot, Hampshire ; Brookfield, Vt. : Variorum, 1995
|Named Person:||Marsilio Ficino; Plato; Marsilio Ficino; Marsilio Ficino; Plato.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael J B Allen
|Description:||1 volume (various pagings) ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Contents: Introduction; The absent angel in Ficino's philosophy; Ficino's lecture on the Good?; The Sibyl in Ficino's oaktree; Cosmogony and love: the role of Phaedrus in Ficino's Symposium Commentary; Two commentaries on the Phaedrus: Ficino's indebtedness to Hermias; Ficino's Hermias translation and a new apologue (Co-authored with Roger A. White); Marsilio Ficino on Plato's Pythagorean eye; Ficino's theory of the five substances and the Neoplatonists' Parmenides; Marsilio Ficino on Plato, the Neoplatonists and the Christian doctrine of the Trinity; The second Ficino-Pico controversy: Parmenidean poetry, eristic and the One; Marsilio Ficino's interpretation of Plato's Timaeus and its myth of the Demiurge; Marsilio Ficino, Hermes Trismegistus and the Corpus Hermeticum; Homo ad zodiacum: Marcilio Ficino and the Boethian Hercules; Summoning Plotinus: Ficino, smoke, and the strangled chickens; The soul as rhapsode: Marcilio Ficino's interpretation of Plato's Ion; Addenda & Corrigenda; Index.|
|Series Title:||Collected studies, CS483.|
|Responsibility:||Michael J.B. Allen.|
'These articles represent Allen, the foremost student of Ficino in his generation, arguably at his best, certainly at his most original...Allen has a gift for sorting out long-standing problems. With