By Daniele Iozzia
Aesthetic subject matters in Pagan and Christian Neoplatonism reconstructs the cultured philosophical perspectives of overdue Antiquity, and their relation to inventive creation of the time. by way of analyzing the resonance of Plotinus' idea with modern artists and with Christian thinkers, together with Gregory of Nyssa, the ebook demonstrates the significance of Plotinus' treatise On Beauty for the improvement of overdue historic aesthetics. The Cappadocian fathers' curiosity in Plotinus is explored, in addition to the resultant legacy of the pagan thinker's philosophy inside Christian inspiration, similar to the concept that of good looks and the narration of the contemplative experience.
Uniquely utilizing philological and philosophical perception, in addition to exploring either pagan and Christian philosophy, Aesthetic topics in Pagan and Christian Neoplatonism represents the 1st accomplished synthesis of aesthetic considered overdue Antiquity.
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