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Porphyry approximately 234-approximately 305

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Works: 1,419 works in 3,376 publications in 12 languages and 22,059 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Controversial literature  Introductions  Commentaries  Manuscripts 
Subject Headings: Philosophers, Ancient 
Roles: Author, Annotator, Other, Contributor, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Collaborator, Editor, Commentator for written text, Creator, Commentator, Arranger, cnm, Author of introduction
Classifications: TX392, 186.4
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Isagoge by Porphyry( Book )

143 editions published between 1503 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essence of Plotinus, extracts from the six Enneads and Porphyry's life of Plotinus by Plotinus( Book )

11 editions published between 1934 and 1997 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Organon, or Logical treatises, of Aristotle : With the introduction of Porphyry. Literally translated, with notes, syllogistic examples, analysis, and introduction by Aristotle( Book )

44 editions published between 1536 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five texts on the mediaeval problem of universals : Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, Ockham by Paul Vincent Spade( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New translations of the central mediaeval texts on the problem of universals are presented here in an affordable edition suitable for use in courses in mediaeval philosophy, history of mediaeval philosophy, and universals. Includes a concise Introduction, glossary of important terms, notes, and bibliography
On Aristotle's Categories by Ammonius( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Porphyry (ad 232/3 - c. 305) is of crucial importance for the history of Aristotelian studies. Born in Tyre and a student of Plotinus in Rome, he later defended Aristotle's Categories against Plotinus, arguing that they were entirely compatible with Platonism. His intervention was decisive: the Categories became a basic textbook of logic for all subsequent Neoplatonist teaching and influenced both the Arabic and Western Traditions. Boethius drew heavily on Porphyry's treatment. The full commentary is lost, but a shorter version survives and is translated here."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Vie de Pythagore ; Lettre à Marcella by Porphyry( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyrii Sententiae ad intelligibilia ducentes by Porphyry( Book )

47 editions published between 1907 and 1975 in 6 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On abstinence from killing animals by Porphyry( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Porphyry's On Abstinence from Killing Animals is one of the most interesting books from Greek antiquity for both philosophers and historians. In it, Porphyry relates the arguments for eating or sacrificing animals and then goes on to argue that an understanding of humans and gods shows such sacrifice to be inappropriate, that an understanding of animals shows it to be unjust, and that a knowledge of non-Greeks shows it to be unnecessary." "There are no Neoplatonist commentaries on Aristotle's Ethics from the period AD 250-600. Thus, although this work is not a commentary on Aristotle, it fills a gap in this series by going to the heart of ethical debates among Neoplatonists around AD 300, and revealing one ascetic Neoplatonist's view of the ideal way of life. It also records rival positions taken on the treatment of animals by Greek philosophers over the previous six hundred years."--BOOK JACKET
Porphyrii philosophi fragmenta by Porphyry( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written primarily in Latin, 1993 edition
Porphyry's Against the Christians : the literary remains by Porphyry( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyry Introduction by Porphyry( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Introduction to philosophy, written by Porphyry at the end of the second century AD is the most successful work of its kind ever to have been published. Porphyry's aim was modest: he intended to explain the meaning of five terms, 'genus', 'species', 'difference', 'property', and 'accident' - terms that he took to be important to Aristotelian logic and metaphysics, and hence to philosophy in general. Thus in principle the Introduction is simple and elementary. In face, there are sometimes difficulties and doubts on the surface of the text - and beneath the surface there are occasional profundities. For the work raises, directly or indirectly, a number of perennial philosophical questions; and indeed, the Introduction became, in Boethius's Latin translation, the point of reference for one of the longest-lasting of philosophical disputes - the dispute over the status of 'universals'." "This book contains a new English translation of the Introduction, preceded by a study of the life and works of Porphyry, the purpose and nature of the Introduction, and the history of the text. It is accompanied by a discursive commentary, the primary aim of which is to analyse and assess the philosophical theses and arguments that the Introduction puts forward."--Jacket
De l'abstinence by Porphyry( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cave of the nymphs in the Odyssey. A rev. text with translation by Seminar Classics 609, State University of New York at Buffalo by Porphyry( Book )

66 editions published between 1539 and 1989 in 6 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyry on abstinence from animal food by Porphyry( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Marcella : text and translation by Porphyry( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pros Markellan by Porphyry( Book )

27 editions published between 1816 and 1969 in 7 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyry's Launching-points to the realm of mind : an introduction to the neoplatonic philosophy of Plotinus by Porphyry( Book )

25 editions published between 1855 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyrii philosophi Platonici opuscula selecta by Porphyry( Book )

57 editions published between 1860 and 1977 in 7 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porphyry's Homeric questions on the Iliad : text, translation, commentary by Porphyry( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Homeric Questions of the philosopher Porphyry (3rd cent. CE) is an important work in the history of Homeric criticism. Porphyry applies the dictum that 'the poet explains himself' to solve questions of interpretation in Homer. This new edition of the "Questions on the Iliad" eliminates much that was wrongly attributed to Porphyry in the old edition (1880). In the interest of the non-specialist, the new text has a facing translation in English. The commentary explains Porphyry's arguments and the editor's textual decisions
 
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The Organon, or Logical treatises, of Aristotle : With the introduction of Porphyry. Literally translated, with notes, syllogistic examples, analysis, and introductionFive texts on the mediaeval problem of universals : Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, OckhamOn abstinence from killing animalsPorphyry's Against the Christians : the literary remainsPorphyry IntroductionPorphyry on abstinence from animal foodTo Marcella : text and translationPorphyry's Launching-points to the realm of mind : an introduction to the neoplatonic philosophy of PlotinusPorphyry's Homeric questions on the Iliad : text, translation, commentary