Includes bibliographical references (p. -210) and index
Origin and maturity of Hellenic philosophy -- The origin of Hellenic philosophy -- Three basic questions -- The way from Hellas to the Nile -- The origin of Hellenic philosophy -- Modern Europeans vs. ancient Hellenes -- Plato and European philosophy -- Plato and Platonism -- Two versions of Platonism -- Augustine vs. Porphyry the Platonist -- Platonism in the Italian Renaissance -- Adventures of Platonic philosophy -- Aristotle and western rationality -- The scope of this study -- Aristotles move from logos to nous -- Aristotle on divine and human beings -- Distinguishing between ontology and ousiology -- Perfecting the Aristotelian political animal -- Possible post-modern objections to Aristotle -- Critique and character of Hellenic philosophy -- Aristotles critique of Plato’s polity -- The nature of the problem -- Community of women and children -- Community of property -- Pletho’s critique of Aristotelian novelties -- Innovations in theology and ontology -- The Aristotelian homonymy of being -- Innovations in psychology, ethics and cosmology -- Critique of Aristotle’s theories of art and cause -- Critique of Aristotle’s critique of the theory of ideas -- The character of Hellenic philosophy -- The ambiguity of the appellation "western" -- Hellenic philosophy delineated -- Hellenic philosophy and "European philosophy."
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