The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives, edited by Antoine Levy, Pauli Annala, Olli Hallamaa, Tuomo Lankila

The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives, edited by Antoine... The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives. Luther-Agricola-Society, Helsinki 2015. isbn 978-951-9047-78-2, 35 euro 36.The growing interest in Maximus the Confessor’s teachings has led in recent years to many publications and conferences dedicated to his œuvre. It seems to be getting harder and harder to find a really innovative thesis among all the papers that have been recently published. I was impressed with this seemingly modest post-conference publication, The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives. The volume, containing fourteen papers in English, is the outcome of the conference organised in Helsinki in 2013. The title of the book that of the conference itself contains, of course, a hint at the classical study by A.H. Armstrong on the philosophy of Plotinus (The Architecture of the Intelligible Universe).The structure of the book is transparent and, after a general introduction, we find four chapters covering the introductory problems, the philosophical approach, the theological approach, and then, finally, the modern one. I was impressed with the first paper (A polycentric introduction), prepared by Antoine Lévy, one of the editors of the book, as it not only presents all the problems that are going to be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of the Platonic Tradition Brill

The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives, edited by Antoine Levy, Pauli Annala, Olli Hallamaa, Tuomo Lankila

Loading next page...
 
/lp/brill/the-architecture-of-the-cosmos-st-maximus-the-confessor-new-i8Nh6nDuKu
Publisher
Brill
Copyright
Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1872-5082
eISSN
1872-5473
DOI
10.1163/18725473-12341390
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives. Luther-Agricola-Society, Helsinki 2015. isbn 978-951-9047-78-2, 35 euro 36.The growing interest in Maximus the Confessor’s teachings has led in recent years to many publications and conferences dedicated to his œuvre. It seems to be getting harder and harder to find a really innovative thesis among all the papers that have been recently published. I was impressed with this seemingly modest post-conference publication, The Architecture of the Cosmos. St. Maximus the Confessor. New Perspectives. The volume, containing fourteen papers in English, is the outcome of the conference organised in Helsinki in 2013. The title of the book that of the conference itself contains, of course, a hint at the classical study by A.H. Armstrong on the philosophy of Plotinus (The Architecture of the Intelligible Universe).The structure of the book is transparent and, after a general introduction, we find four chapters covering the introductory problems, the philosophical approach, the theological approach, and then, finally, the modern one. I was impressed with the first paper (A polycentric introduction), prepared by Antoine Lévy, one of the editors of the book, as it not only presents all the problems that are going to be

Journal

International Journal of the Platonic TraditionBrill

Published: Nov 3, 2017

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off