Lehrstuhl für Philosophie III
Institut für Philosophie, Residenz - Südflügel, 97070 Würzburg
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Among the most eminent witnesses of the relations between byzantine and latin medieval culture counts the so-called "Corpus Dionysiacum". The writings of Pseudo-Dionysius Areopagita were translated into Latin several times and commented upon by many authors. The most prominent and influential commentary is Thomas Aquinas' exposition of "De divinis nominibus", especially chapter 4. This chapter, which is going to be edited with extensive introduction and commentary, is remarkable for its careful approach to central Neoplatonic notions: the good, light, beauty and love.
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