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  1. The Goddess Athena as Symbol of Phronesis in Porphyry’s On the Cave of the Nymphs.Nilufer Akcay - 2018 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 12 (1):1-12.
    On the Cave of the Nymphs, an allegorical exegesis of Homer’s description of the cave of the nymphs at Odyssey 13.102-112, a passage quoted in full at the beginning of the treatise after the briefest possible indication of the project on which Porphyry is embarking, has been generally given little attention in discussions of Neoplatonic philosophy, as it is deemed to be of little importance for establishing Porphyrian doctrine. However, the treatise contains significant philosophical thoughts on the relationship between the (...)
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  • Porphyry’s Real Powers in Proclus’ Commentary on Plato’s Timaeus.Irini-Fotini Viltanioti - 2017 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 11 (1):26-45.
    _ Source: _Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 26 - 45 In his _Commentary on the Timaeus_, Porphyry of Tyre argued against the second-century Platonist Atticus’ thesis that the creation in Plato’s _Timaeus_ was a process from a point of time. This paper focuses on the summary of one of Porphyry’s arguments against this thesis exposed in Book 2 of Proclus’ _Commentary on the Timaeus_. It argues that Proclus does justice to Porphyry’s views and that the argument points to a classification (...)
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