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By Nestor Kavvadas

This booklet is the 1st systematic learn of Neo-Platonist thinker Proclus’ concept of the undesirable. analyzing Proclus’ total method demonstrates that his critique of Plotinus’ attribution of all sick to the cloth is cogent. in addition, a comparability among Proclus and Plato exhibits that the Proclus’ conception of the moral undesirable will be plausibly construed as an interpretation of Plato’s thought of motion. ultimately, interpreting the similarities among Dionysius Areopagita’s thought of the undesirable and Proclus’ previous conception permits one to parent which components of Dionysius’ view are of his personal production and that are borrowed from his predecessors.

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