The Exhortation to Philosophy. Including the Letters of Iamblichus and Proclus' Commentary on the Chaldean Oracles. IAMBLICHUS., Thomas M. Johnson., Stephen Neuville., Joscelyn Godwin.

The Exhortation to Philosophy. Including the Letters of Iamblichus and Proclus' Commentary on the Chaldean Oracles.

Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press, 1988. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Octavo. 132pp. From the cover: "In this work, the second volume of his 'Pythagorean encyclopedia', Iamblichus the Neoplatonist describes the nature of the philosophic life and shows how the path of 'philosophia' leads from the realm of Becoming to the world of Being." Iamblichus was one of the most important of the group of Neo-Platonists that embraced magical practices, and a devoted student of the works of the mystic and mathematician, Pythagoras. The faintest rubbing to covers - else appears unused. A tight, clean near Fine copy. Item #66386
ISBN: 0933999631

Price: $60.00