Neoplatonism and Contemporary Thought (Hardcover)

Part Two (Studies in Neoplatonism: Ancient and Modern)

By R. Baine Harris (Editor)

State University of New York Press, 9780791452776, 424pp.

Publication Date: November 20, 2001

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Paperback (11/20/2001)
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Description

Significant twentieth-century thinkers offer views of Neoplatonism as having relevance to contemporary life and thought. Specifically discussed is how Neoplatonism relates to contemporary social theory, contemporary aesthetics, and contemporary spirituality, including discussions on ecology, environmental ethics, animal rights, transpersonal psychology, mysticism, and the philosophy of Derrida and Foucault.


About the Author

R. Baine Harris is Eminent Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Old Dominion University. He is the editor of Authority: A Philosophical Analysis, and The Structure of Being: A Neoplatonic Approach and Neoplatonism and Indian Thought, both published by SUNY Press.