All Things Natural: Ficino on Plato's Timaeus (Commentaries - download pdf or read online

By Arthur Farndell

ISBN-10: 0856832588

ISBN-13: 9780856832581

Marsilio Ficino, a leading pupil of the Italian Renaissance who translated all of the works of Plato into Latin, examines Plato’s Timaeus, the main broadly influential and hotly debated of the Platonic writings. delivering a possible account of the construction and nature of the cosmos, the dialogue comprises such questions as What is the functionality of mathematics and geometry within the layout of construction? 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 interesting information about Ficino himself.

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