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Platonic Theology (I Tatti Renaissance Library #23) (Hardcover)

Platonic Theology (I Tatti Renaissance Library #23) By Marsilio Ficino, Michael J. B. Allen (Translator), James Hankins (Editor) Cover Image
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The Platonic Theology is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic schools of Plotinus and Proclus, he was committed to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, in the hope that such a reconciliation would initiate a spiritual revival and return of the golden age. His Platonic evangelizing was eminently successful and widely influential, and his Platonic Theology, translated into English for the first time in this edition, is one of the keys to understanding the art, thought, culture, and spirituality of the Renaissance.

This sixth and final volume of the I Tatti Renaissance Library edition includes comprehensive indexes to the whole work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780674019867
ISBN-10: 0674019865
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: June 30th, 2006
Pages: 432
Language: Latin
Series: I Tatti Renaissance Library