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Scepticism or Platonism? : the philosophy of the Fourth Academy

Author: Harold Tarrant
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Series: Cambridge classical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With his extensive knowledge of the ways in which Plato was read and invoked as an authority in late antiquity Dr Tarrant builds a most impressive reconstruction of Philo of Larissa's brand of Platonism and of its arrival in Middle Platonism, particularly that of Plutarch, long after the Academy's institutional demise.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Tarrant
ISBN: 0521301912 9780521301916
OCLC Number: 11210685
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 182 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Introduction; 1. Scepticism in the late Academy?; 2. Charmadas; 3. Fourth Academic epistmological doctrine; 4. Anonymous In Theaetetum; 5. Interlude: Antiochus in the New Academy; 6. God's thoughts as objects of knowledge; Epilogue.
Series Title: Cambridge classical studies.
Responsibility: Harold Tarrant.
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