97 - A Tale of Two Cities: The Last Pagan Philosophers

Neoplatonism had a long-standing association with traditional Greek religion. How did philosophers respond when Christians gained ascendancy?

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Further Reading: 

• P. Athanassiadi, Julian: An Intellectual Biography (London: 1981).

H. Baltussen, Philosophy and Exegesis in Simplicius (London: 2008).

• A. Cameron, The Last Pagans of Rome (Oxford: 2010).

• M. Dzielska, Hypatia of Alexandria (Cambridge, MA: 1995).

• S.R.P. Gertz, Death and Immortality in Late Neoplatonism. Studies on the Ancient Commentaries on Plato’s Phaedo (Leiden: Brill, 2011).

• A. Momigliano (ed.), The Conflict Between Paganism and Christianity in the Fourth Century (Oxford: 1963).

• E.J. Watts, City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria (Berkeley: 2006).

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great podcast! looking so

great podcast! looking so much towards the presentations on the medieval philosophy!
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