„RĂUL” ÎN OPERA LUI PROCLUS, DE MALORUM SUBSISTENTIA,
ŞI ÎN CORPUSUL AREOPAGITIC. DEPENDENŢA DISCUŢIEI DESPRE
RĂU ÎN NUMELE DIVINE DE LUCRAREA LUI PROCLUS:
O REEVALUARE A PROBLEMEI
“Evil” in Proclus’ work De malorum subsistentia and in the Corpus Areopagiticum.
The Dependency of the Treatment of Evil in the Divine Names on
Proclus’ Work: A Reconsideration of the Issue
Subject(s): Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosphy
Published by: Editura Academiei Române
Summary/Abstract: The paper restates the problem ofPseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite’s dependency regarding the treatment of evil inThe Divine Names on Proclus’s De malorum subsistentia. While acknowledging thewell documented influence received by the author of the Corpus Areopagiticum fromProclus Diadochus, the paper endeavors to highlight the fundamental differencesbetween the two. Furthermore, the case of Dionysius’ plagiarism will be treated as onlyone – although significant – case of accommodation of the Platonic and Neo-platonicphilosophy to the Christian doctrine. Thus, we will try to show that in this, as in othercases, the strategy of Pseudo-Dionysius is to alter significantly, but tacitly, the philosophicalelements that he evidently borrows from Proclus’ De malorum subsistentia.
- Issue Year: LXIV/2017
- Issue No: 1
- Page Range: 85-100
- Page Count: 16
- Language: Romanian, Moldavian