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Post-Hellenistic Philosophy: A Study in Its Development from the Stoics to Origen George Boys-Stones

Post-Hellenistic Philosophy: A Study in Its Development from the Stoics to Origen

George Boys-Stones

Published May 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780198152644
Hardcover
256 pages
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This book traces, for the first time, a revolution in philosophy which took place during the early centuries of our era. It reconstructs the philosophical basis of the Stoics theory that fragments of an ancient and divine wisdom could beMoreThis book traces, for the first time, a revolution in philosophy which took place during the early centuries of our era. It reconstructs the philosophical basis of the Stoics theory that fragments of an ancient and divine wisdom could be reconstructed from mythological traditions, and shows that Platonism was founded on an argument that Plato had himself achieved a full reconstruction of this wisdom, and that subsequent philosophies had only regressed once again in their attempts to improve on his achievement.