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Causation and Creation in Late Antiquity

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Written by a group of leading scholars, this unique collection of essays investigates the views of both pagan and Christian philosophers on causation and the creation of the cosmos. Structured in two parts, the volume first looks at divine agency and how late antique thinkers, including the Stoics, Plotinus, Porphyry, Simplicius, Philoponus and Gregory of Nyssa, tackled questions such as: is the cosmos eternal? Did it come from nothing or from something pre-existing? How was it caused to come into existence? Is it material or immaterial? The second part looks at questions concerning human agency and responsibility, including the problem of evil and the nature of will, considering thinkers such as Plotinus, Porphyry, Proclus, and Augustine. Highlighting some of the most important and interesting aspects of these philosophical debates, the volume will be of great interest to upper-level students and scholars of philosophy, classics, theology, and ancient history.

Causation and Creation in Late Antiquity was published by Cambridge University Press in February 2015. The ISBN for Causation and Creation in Late Antiquity is 9781107061538.

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Page last updated 7th December 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (February 2015)
Weight590g
Number of Pages312
Thickness19 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781107061538
ISBN-101107061539
Product Code4298337
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