Introduction to Marsilio Ficino

Voss, Angela (2007) Introduction to Marsilio Ficino. In: Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas, ed. Esoteric Masters. Esoteric Masters . North Atlantic Books, California, US. (Submitted) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This is the first collection in English of Ficino’s writings on astrology, and Angela Voss has provided a lengthy Introduction which provides a historical, cultural and philosophical context for this particular aspect of Ficino’s thought and work. She addresses the question of the relationship between orthodox Christianity and Platonic knowledge in relation to Ficino’s theory and practice of astrology, and provides a detailed commentary on the texts in the volume. The question of astrology in relation to Ficino’s theological position has been comparatively neglected in studies of his philosophy, and this volume locates Ficino firmly in the esoteric tradition of Western thought within which practices of magic and divination interweave with and inform philosophical discourse and theory

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Maureen Nunn
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:47
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