Title: Iamblichus de Anima: Text, Translation, and ...
Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
Paperback. 312 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.9in.This edition of the fragments of Iamblichus major work on the soul, De Anima, is accompanied by the first English translation of the work and a commentary which explains the philosophical background and Iamblichus doctrine of the soul. Included too are excerpts from the Pseudo-Simplicius and Priscianus (also translated with commentary) that shed further light on Iamblichus treatise. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781589834682
Synopsis: This edition of the fragments of Iamblichus' major work on the soul, "De Anima", is accompanied by the first English translation of the work and a commentary which explains the philosophical background and Iamblichus' doctrine of the soul. Included too are excerpts from the Pseudo-Simplicius and Priscianus (also translated with commentary) that shed further light on Iamblichus' treatise.
About the Author: John F. Finamore is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa. He has published extensively on the Neoplatonic philosophers, including Iamblichus and the Vehicle of the Soul (Scholars Press, 1985). John M. Dillon, Regius Professor of Greek in Trinity College, Dublin, has published extensively on all aspects of the ancient Platonist tradition. In particular, he has edited the fragments of Iamblichus' commentaries on the Platonic dialogues, in the Philosophia Antiqua series (1972), and more recently, co-edited his De Mysteriis, forthcoming in 2002.
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