The first author in which the traditions of Judaic thought and Greek philosophy flow together in a significant way is Philo of Alexandria.
This study presents a detailed and comprehensive examination of Philo's knowledge and utilization of the most popular philosophical work of his day, the
Timaeus of Plato. A kind of "commentary" is given on all passages in Philo's oeuvre in which the
Timaeus is used or referred to, followed by a "synthetic" account of the influence that it had on Philo's thought.
Elle interessa non seulement les platonisants et les philonisants, mais aussi les historiens de la philosophie...'
Archives de philosophy 48,3 '
This is work of high quality... Warmly recommended.'
P.W. van der Horst,
Nedrelands Theologisch Tijdschrift 39,3 '
...a masterpiece of expertise and energy.'
Journal for the Study of Judaism, vol. XX nr 2.