Neoplatonism and gnosticism (Book, 1992) []
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Neoplatonism and gnosticism

Neoplatonism and gnosticism

Author: Richard T Wallis; Jay Bregman; Winifred T Slater; International Society for Neoplatonic Studies.
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1992.
Series: Studies in Neoplatonism, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses (form)
Actes de congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard T Wallis; Jay Bregman; Winifred T Slater; International Society for Neoplatonic Studies.
ISBN: 0791413373 9780791413371 0791413381 9780791413388
OCLC Number: 25509476
Language Note: Articles in English and French.
Notes: Papers presented at the 6th international conference of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, entitled International Conference on Neoplatonism and Gnosticism, held at University of Oklahoma, Mar. 18-21, 1984.
Description: xi, 531 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Theourgia --
demiourgia : a controversial issue in Hellenistic thought and religion / John P. Anton --
Dualism : Platonic, Gnostic, and Christian / A.H. Armstrong --
The 'second God' in Gnosticism and Plotinus's anti-Gnostic Polemic, translated from Spanish by Winifred T. Slater / Francisco Garcia Bazan --
Synesius, the Hermaetica and Gnosis / Jay Bregman --
Pleroma and Noetic cosmos : a comparative study / John M. Dillon --
Plotinus's anti-Gnostic Polemic and Porphyry's Against the Christians / Christos Evangeliou --
Theological doctrines of the Latin Asclepius / Stephen Gersh --
Negative theology in Gnosticism and Neoplatonism / Curits L. Hancock --
The Platonism of the Tripartite Tractate (NH I, 5) / John Peter Kenney --
The Noetic triad in Plotinus, Marius Victorinus, and Augustine / Peter Manchester --
"Plenty sleeps there" : the myth of Eros and psyche in Plotinus and Gnosticism / Patricia Cox Miller --
"The name of the father is the son" (Gospel of Truth 38) / Raoul Mortley --
Theurgic tendencies in Gnosticism and Iamblichus's conception of theurgy / Birger A. Pearson --
Beauty, number, and loss of order in the Gnostic cosmos / Pheme Perkins --
Theories of procession in Plotinus and the Gnostics / Jean Pepin --
Titus of Bostra and Alexander of Lycopolis : a Christian and a Platonic refutation of Manichaean dualism / Gedaliahu G. Stroumsa --
Le nombre et son ombre (resume) / Ara Alexandru Sismanian --
Mani's twin and Plotinus : questions of "self' / Leo Sweeney, S.J. --
Gnosticism and Platonism : the Platonizing Sethian texts from Nag Hammadi in their relations to later Platonic literature / John D. Turner --
Soul and Nous in Plotinus, Numenius and Gnosticism / Richard T. Wallis --
Higher providence, lower providences and fate in Gnosticism and Middle Platonism / Michael A. Williams.
Series Title: Studies in Neoplatonism, v. 6.
Responsibility: Richard T. Wallis, editor, Jay Bregman, associate editor.


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