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Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry

George E. Karamanolis


This book breaks new ground in the study of later ancient philosophy by examining the interplay of the two main schools of thought, Platonism and Aristotelianism, from the first century BC to the third century AD. From the time of Antiochus and for the next four centuries, Platonists were strongly preoccupied with the question of how Aristotle’s philosophy compared with the Platonic model. Scholars have usually classified Platonists into two groups, the orthodox ones and the eclectics or syncretists, depending on whether Platonists rejected Aristotle’s philosophy as a whole or accepted some Pe ... More

Keywords: Platonism, Aristotelianism, orthodox, synchretist, Porphyry, Plotinus, Antiochus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199264568
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199264562.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George E. Karamanolis, author
University of Crete
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