By John J. O'Meara
The 9th-century Irish student Johannes Scottus Eriugena's major paintings, Periphyseon (de devisione naturae) is a extraordinary try at an highbrow synthesis among the Bible and neoplatonist philosophy. O'Meara has introduced jointly the result of the latest examine during this learn of Eriugena's Irish historical past, lifestyles in France, and occupation as a instructor, controversialist, translator, and poet. The booklet additionally includes a longer and cautious precis of the Periphyseon and the 1st translation into English of the Homily at the Prologue to St. John's Gospel
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