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Pythagoras and the doctrine of transmigration [electronic resource] : wandering souls / James Luchte.

Author/Creator:
Luchte, James.
Publication:
London ; New York : Continuum, c2009.
Series:
Continuum studies in ancient philosophy.
Continuum studies in ancient philosophy
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (206 p.)
Subjects:
Pythagoras.
Transmigration.
Contents:
Introduction : the poetic topos of the doctrine of transmigration
Genealogy of the doctrine of transmigration
Beyond mysticism and science : symbolism and philosophical magic
The emergence of mystic cults and the immortal soul
Philolaus and the question of pythagorean harmony
The alleged critique of Pythagoras by Parmenides
Between the earth and the sky : on the pythagorean divine
The pythagorean bios and the doctrine of transmigration
The path of the event
The path of remembrance or return
The platonic rupture : writing and difference
Plotinus : the ascent of the soul toward the one
Plotinus as neoplatonic mystic : letter to Flaccus
Epilogue : the fate of the doctrine of transmigration.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Original
ISBN:
9781472598004 (online)
9780826464361 (hardback)
9781441131027 (paperback)
9781441135223 (electronic book)
9781441104014 (PDF)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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