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Divine Word and Divine Work: Late Platonism and Religion

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  • 1 New York University Abu Dhabi, Department of Philosophy, PO Box 129188, Abu Dhabi, UAEktk4@nyu.edu
  • | 2 Uppsala University, Department of Philosophy, Box 627 751 26, Uppsala, Swedenpauliina.remes@filosofi.uu.se
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Neoplatonism was the last major philosophical movement to emerge out of antiquity. Its beginnings can be traced back to ca. 245 ce when Plotinus, who had received his education in Alexandria, moved to Rome and began to lecture to a group of intellectuals and politicians. Platonism, already the dominant strand in late antique intellectual life, came to be interpreted by Plotinus as a rich and tightly integrated worldview. Plotinus, together with his prolific and influential student Porphyry, furthermore incorporated Aristotelian and Stoic elements into their reading of Plato’s intentions, lending the resulting synthesis yet wider appeal. The efforts

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