Philo of Alexandria and The "Timaeus" of Plato

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BRILL, 1986 - Philosophy - 617 pages
 

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Contents

Aim and structure of the study
3
The historical and cultural setting
32
The Timaeus from Plato to the age of Philo
38
Method
58
the dialogues introduction
91
the act of creation
199
the demiurges speech and final creative
232
mans descent into the body
258
27
390
The influence of the Timaeus on Philos thought
412
32
414
58
432
Philo and the interpretative tradition of the Timaeus
476
Philo and Platos Timaeus
523
Comments on an important article
553
Bibliography
560

the receptacle and the primary bodies
279
the physiology and psychology of
297
Pentateuchal texts given exegesis with
353
The manner of Philos use of the Timaeus
365
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