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Re: Numenius of Apamea

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  • Mike Leavitt
    Hello pmcvflag ... So how is it distinguished from Plotinus thought, and how from Gnostic thought? -- Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org remove - s
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      Hello pmcvflag

      On 08/15/05, you wrote:

      > Doh! My initial reply about Numenius never showed up.
      >
      > --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, "Steve" <eugnostos2000@y...>
      > wrote:
      >> Hello. I was wondering if anyone here knows anything about the
      > Middle
      >> Platonist, Numenius of Apamea, whose system strikes me as being a
      >> halfway-house between the anti-cosmic outlook of Gnosticism and the
      >> pro-cosmic outlook of Plotinus. I would appreciate any comments.
      >> -Steve W.
      > Anyway, it is a name that has come up here fairly often. I have
      > brought it up a few times as an example of how hard some neo-
      > Pythagorean thought could be to destinguish from Gnostic thought.
      >
      > PMCV
      >
      So how is it distinguished from Plotinus' thought, and how from
      Gnostic thought?
      --
      Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org remove -'s
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