81 - Jan Opsomer on Middle Platonism

Jan Opsomer helps Peter to understand principles, Plato interpretation, and Plutarch in a wide-ranging discussion of Middle Platonism.

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Further Reading: 

• J. Opsomer, In Search of the Truth: Academic Tendencies in Middle Platonism (Brussels: 1998).

• J. Opsomer, "Proclus vs Plotinus on Matter (De mal. subs. 30-7)," Phronesis 46 (2001), 154-88.

• J. Opsomer, "Plutarch's Platonism Revisited," in M. Bonazzi and V. Celluprica, L'eredità platonica (Naples: 2005).

• J. Opsomer, "Demiurges in Early Imperial Platonism," in R. Hirsch-Luipold (ed.), Gott und die Götter bei Plutarch
(Berlin: 2005).

• J. Opsomer and M. Bonazzi (eds), The origins of the Platonic system (Louvain: 2009).

• J. Opsomer, "Plutarch on the division of the soul," in R. Barney et al (eds), Plato and the Divided Self (Cambridge: 2012).