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All From One: A Guide to Proclus

Pieter d'Hoine and Marije Martjin


Proclus (AD 412–85) was one of the last official ‘successors’ of Plato at the head of the Academy in Athens at the end of antiquity, before the school was finally closed down in 529. As a prolific author of systematic works on a wide range of topics and one of the most influential commentators on Plato of all times, the legacy of Proclus in the cultural history of the west can hardly be overestimated. This book introduces the reader to Proclus’ life and works, his place in the Platonic tradition of antiquity, and the influence his work exerted in later ages. Various chapters are devoted to Pro ... More

Keywords: Proclus, Neoplatonism, ancient philosophy, late antiquity, reception, metaphysics, theology, exegesis, commentary

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199640331
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640331.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pieter d'Hoine, editor
Assistant Professor of Ancient Philosophy and Intellectual History, KU Leuven

Marije Martjin, editor
Cornelia de Vogel Professor of Ancient and Patristic Philosophy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam