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Pythagoras and the doctrine of transmigration : wandering souls, James Luchte

Label
Pythagoras and the doctrine of transmigration : wandering souls
Title
Pythagoras and the doctrine of transmigration
Title remainder
wandering souls
Statement of responsibility
James Luchte
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The mythical narrative of transmigration tells the story of myriad wandering souls, each migrating from body to body along a path of recurrence amid the becoming of the All. In this highly original study, James Luchte explores the ways in which the concept of transmigration is a central motif in Pythagoras' philosophy, representing its fundamental meaning. Luchte argues that the many strands of the tale of transmigration come together in the Pythagorean philosophical movement, revealing a unity in which, for Pythagoreans, existence and eschatology are separated only by forgetfulness. Such an i
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
182/.2
Index
index present
LC call number
B244.T73
LC item number
L83 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in ancient philosophy
Label
Pythagoras and the doctrine of transmigration : wandering souls, James Luchte
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the poetic topos of the doctrine of transmigration -- Genealogy of the doctrine of transmigration -- Beyond mysticism and science : symbolism and philosophical magic -- The emergence of mystic cults and the immortal soul -- Philolaus and the question of pythagorean harmony -- The alleged critique of Pythagoras by Parmenides -- Between the earth and the sky : on the pythagorean divine -- The pythagorean bios and the doctrine of transmigration -- The path of the event -- The path of remembrance or return -- The platonic rupture : writing and difference -- Plotinus : the ascent of the soul toward the one -- Plotinus as neoplatonic mystic : letter to Flaccus -- Epilogue : the fate of the doctrine of transmigration
Control code
ocn647872952
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441104014
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35946775
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)647872952
  • pebcs1441104011

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