Download e-book for kindle: All Things Natural: Ficino on Plato's Timaeus (Commentaries by Arthur Farndell

By Arthur Farndell

ISBN-10: 0856832588

ISBN-13: 9780856832581

Marsilio Ficino, a leading student of the Italian Renaissance who translated all of the works of Plato into Latin, examines Plato’s Timaeus, the main commonly influential and hotly debated of the Platonic writings. delivering a possible account of the production and nature of the cosmos, the dialogue contains such questions as What is the functionality of mathematics and geometry within the layout of production? what's the nature of brain, soul, topic, and time? and What is our position within the universe? To his major statement Ficino provides an appendix, which amplifies and elucidates Plato’s meanings and reveals attention-grabbing information about Ficino himself.

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