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By Panayiotis Tzamalikos

ISBN-10: 3110419467

ISBN-13: 9783110419467

Origen has been constantly studied as a theologian and an excessive amount of credits has been given to Eusebius’ unbelievable hagiography of him. This ebook explores who Origen fairly was once, by means of wondering into his philosophical historical past, which determines his theological exposition implicitly, but decisively. For this heritage to return to gentle, it took a ground-breaking exposition of Anaxagoras’ philosophy and its legacy to Classical and past due Antiquity (Plato, Aristotle, Stoics, Origen, Neoplatonism), assessing seriously Aristotle’s distorted illustration of Anaxagoras. Origen, previously a Greek thinker of word, whom Proclus styled an anti-Platonist, is positioned within the historical past of philosophy for the 1st time. by means of drawing on his Anaxagorean historical past, and being the 1st to restore the Anaxagorean concept of Logoi, he lead the way to Nicaea. He used to be an anti-Platonist simply because he used to be an Anaxagorean thinker with far-reaching effect, additionally on Neoplatonists comparable to Porphyry. His theology made an influence not just at the Cappadocians, but in addition on later Christian authors. His conception of the soul, now expounded within the gentle of his philosophical history, seems extra orthodox than that of a few Christian stars of the Byzantine imperial orthodoxy.

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