By Panayiotis Tzamalikos
Origen has been regularly studied as a theologian and an excessive amount of credits has been given to Eusebius’ fantastic hagiography of him. This e-book explores who Origen relatively used to be, via thinking about into his philosophical history, which determines his theological exposition implicitly, but decisively. For this historical past to come back to mild, it took a ground-breaking exposition of Anaxagoras’ philosophy and its legacy to Classical and overdue Antiquity (Plato, Aristotle, Stoics, Origen, Neoplatonism), assessing significantly Aristotle’s distorted illustration of Anaxagoras. Origen, previously a Greek thinker of be aware, whom Proclus styled an anti-Platonist, is put within the historical past of philosophy for the 1st time. via drawing on his Anaxagorean history, and being the 1st to restore the Anaxagorean conception of Logoi, he lead the way to Nicaea. He was once an anti-Platonist simply because he used to be an Anaxagorean thinker with far-reaching impression, additionally on Neoplatonists reminiscent of Porphyry. His theology made an influence not just at the Cappadocians, but in addition on later Christian authors. His thought of the soul, now expounded within the mild of his philosophical history, seems extra orthodox than that of a few Christian stars of the Byzantine imperial orthodoxy.
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Anaxagoras, Origen, and Neoplatonism: The Legacy of Anaxagoras to Classical and Late Antiquity (Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte) by Panayiotis Tzamalikos