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Re: [neoplatonism] Werner Beierwaltes, "Die Metaphysik des Lichtes in der Philosophie Plotins "

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  • Michael Wakoff
    Hi Bob, Thanks. I ll take a look at the Blumberg paper. Sounds interesting. Best wishes to you, Michael
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      Hi Bob,

      Thanks. I'll take a look at the Blumberg paper. Sounds interesting.

      Best wishes to you,


      Michael

      On 4/2/2012 9:47 AM, Robert Wallace wrote:
      > Hi Michael,
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      > I can't help with the Beierwaltes. If you're casting your net widely,
      > there is a pretty widely cited paper by Hans Blumenberg, "Licht als
      > Metapher der Wahrheit" (1958), translated in David Michael Levin, ed.,
      > _Modernity and the Hegemony of Vision_ (1993). It will cite Plotinus
      > and much else. Blumenberg was concerned with what he called "absolute
      > metaphors," which resist translation into logos. His _Paradigms for a
      > Metaphorology_ (1960, trans. 2010) probably also deals with "light"
      > metaphors.
      >
      > Good to hear from you!
      >
      > Best, Bob W
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      > On Apr 2, 2012, at 6:06 AM, Michael Wakoff wrote:
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      >> Hi all,
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      >> Does anyone know whether there is an English translation of Werner
      >> Beierwaltes's 1961 article, "Die Metaphysik des Lichtes in der
      >> Philosophie Plotins" available?
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      >> I'm also interested in learning of any other works (in English) on
      >> Plotinus's "light metaphysics." I have Schroeder's Form and
      >> Transformation, which has a wonderful chapter on light in Plotinus,
      >> Sara
      >> Rappe's Reading Neoplatonism, and an article by Kevin Corrigan, "Light
      >> and Metaphor in Plotinus and St. Thomas Aquinas."
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      >> Thanks for any assistance.
      >>
      >> Best,
      >>
      >> Michael Wakoff
      >>
      >>
      >>
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