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Proclus: The Elements of Theology

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The “Elements of Theology” is one of Proclus’ most famous works. The translator Thomas Taylor describes the Elements thus: “This admirable work contains two hundred and eleven propositions, disposed in a scientific order, and supported by the firmest demonstrations. They begin from the super-essential unity, and proceed gradually through all the beautiful and wonderful progressions of divine causes, ending in the self-moving energies of souls. They possess all the accuracy of Euclid, and all the subtlety and sublimity necessary to a knowledge of the most profound theology; and may be considered as bearing the same relation to the Pythagoric and Platonic wisdom, as Euclid’s Elements, to the most abstruse geometry. . . . it is replete with sublimest knowledge, and the most important truths. . . . the propositions relate to the most abstract subjects that can be conceived; and the demonstrations are uncommonly subtle and profound. I only add, that these Elements form an admirable introduction to the six books of Proclus on Plato’s Theology.”—Thomas Taylor, from the Foreword.

Additional Information

Author

Thomas Taylor

Binding

Paperback

EAN

9781546304630

ISBN

1546304630

Number Of Pages

130

Publication Date

2017-04-26

Publisher

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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