Lamblichus (Iamblichos)( Greek philosopher)
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Biography Lamblichus (Iamblichos)
Lamblichus; Iamblichos, III / IV century. n. e., Greek philosopher. Pupil Porphyry. Among the surviving works I. should first be called a treatise on the Pythagorean life, . several philosophical and theological works, . related mathematics, . essay on the Egyptian Mysteries, . which is often quoted by the Latin title De mysteriis Aegyptiorum and attracted to philosophy (Logos protreptikos eis philosophian),
. I have been lost comments. to the works of Plato and Aristotle. YA. saw the main task of the philosopher to show that the visible world is an emanation of a transcendental reality. He also believed that this world is full of good and evil demons that influence the actions, thoughts and opinions of people. According to his theory, . duty of the philosopher is to use the ancient achievements in the field of magic and witchcraft; good demons, . if you win their location, . may open man the way to a philosophical comprehension of reality, . that without this assistance is practically unattainable,
. YA. devoted much space to the thinking of Plotinus hypostasis. Subject of separate studies I. were the work and teachings of Plato, who, in his opinion, should be considered at three levels: physical, ethical and metaphysical, only then can we comprehend the true state of mind of their author.