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Moses Atticizing

“For what is Plato, but Moses atticizing?” —Numenius
τί γάρ ἐστι Πλάτων ἢ Μωσῆς ἀττικίζων;

Archives From sep_2020

Antonio discusses how he changed his views on his vocation as a metaphysician: is it the priesthood or is it rather action as a public intellectual?

Jonathan contemplates the nature of philosophy as an ongoing, open-ended activity of thought, critiquing, and continual re-assessing, through the frame of Dominic O’Meara’s notion of “Plato’s Open Philosophy”.

Conor reflects on what he learned from Lloyd Gerson’s excellent Aristotle and Other Platonists.

Antonio provides a summary of Proclus’ psychology, cosmology and metaphysics for those new to Proclus.

Julio Cabrera claims that being lacks value in a way that it is improper to say that “evil exists”. Antonio presents his ontology as an important contribution to understanding the fallenness of the world.