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Platonopolis

Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

by Dominic J. O"Meara

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ISBN 100199257582
ISBN 109780199257584

  Knowledge of the structure of the cosmos, Plato suggests, is important in organizing a human community which aims at happiness. This book investigates this theme in Plato's later works, the Timaeus, Statesman, and Laws. Dominic J. O'Meara proposes fresh readings of these texts, starting from the religious festivals and technical and artistic skills in the context of which Plato elaborates his. Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity by Dominic J. O'Meara really liked it avg rating — 7 ratings — published — 3 editions.

Filling a major gap in our understanding, Platonopolis will be of substantial interest to scholars and students of ancient philosophy, classicists, and historians of political thought. Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x x 19 mm. This chapter discusses the theory of the perfect state developed by the Islamic philosopher al-Farabi. It is shown that in many respects, al-Farabi’s perfect state corresponds to the political paradigm that is found in the Neoplatonist philosophers of Late Antiquity, a paradigm adapted to al-Farabi’s context and interests. This suggests that Islamic political philosophy has roots in Late.

  In his very informative book, Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity, Dominic O'Meara argues that the Platonists of Late Antiquity did not think that Plato intended his strict utopian government reflected in the Republic to be applied to any physical city or polity in this life. Rather, the Republic reflects the principles of the Ideal city, not the city of. Plotinus, born and raised in Egypt, studied philosophy in Alexandria. After briefly joining the Roman expedition in against the Persians, with the idea of learning about Eastern philosophies, he settled in Rome where he single-handedly tried to revive the classical Hellenistic philosophy as an antidote to the ruin and misery of the crumbling world around him.


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A Clarendon Press Publication. Ground-breaking exploration of a relatively little-known area of ancient thought ; Fills a significant gap in the history of political thought ; Authoritative and very wide-ranging.

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Conventional wisdom suggests that the Platonist philosophers of Late Antiquity, from Plotinus (third century) to the sixth-century schools in Athens and Alexandria, neglected the political dimension of their Platonic heritage in their concentration on an otherworldly life.

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Plotinus (/ p l ɒ ˈ t aɪ n ə s /; Greek: Πλωτῖνος, Plōtinos; c. /5 – ) was a major Hellenistic philosopher who lived in Roman his philosophy, described in the Enneads, there are three principles: the One, the Intellect, and the Soul.

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