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The dawn of the invisible : the reception of the platonic doctrine on beauty in the Christian middle ages : Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Albert the Great, Thomas Aquinas, Nicholas of Cusa / Melanie Bender.

Author/Creator:
Bender, Melanie.
Publication:
Münster : Verlagshaus Monsenstein und Vannerdat, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
400 p. ; 21 cm.
Series:
Wissenschaftliche Schriften der WWU Münster. Reihe II ; Bd. 2.
Wissenschaftliche Schriften der WWU Münster. Reihe II ; Bd. 2
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Subjects:
Plato.
Aristotle.
Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite.
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.
Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464.
Aesthetics, Ancient.
Aesthetics, Comparative.
Aesthetics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Aesthetics -- History.
Neoplatonism.
Contents:
Introduction
Plato's doctrine on beauty : the longing for the eternal
Beauty in Aristotle's writings and in early Neoplatonism
Beauty according to Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite : the non-cognitive unification with the beautiful-and-good
The doctrine on beauty in Albert the Great : the implicit aspiration of the beautiful
Beauty in the teaching of Thomas Aquinas : the repose of desire in cognition
The doctrine on beauty according to Nicholas of Cusa : the Iudex pulchritudinis
Conclusion.
Notes:
Thesis (doctoral)--University of Münster, 2007.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-400).
ISBN:
9783840500060
3840500060
OCLC:
669832605