The Vitality of Platonism: And Other Essays

The Vitality of Platonism: And Other Essays

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The Vitality of Platonism: And Other Essays

The Vitality of Platonism: And Other Essays

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These essays were read by my husband as papers or lectures on various occasions. The Divine Origin of the Soul was published in Cambridge Praelections, 1906, and The Moral and Intellectual Value of Classical Education in the Emmanuel College Magazine, Vol. vii. I have to thank the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press and the editor of the magazine respectively for their kind permission to reprint them. The Vitality of Platonism was read to the Classical Society at Aberdeen University in 1902, and to a similar society in Edinburgh in the following year. The Doctrine of the Logos in Heraclitus is a paper read before the Oxford University Philological Society in 1906. The essay entitled The Hymn of Cleanthes contains the substance of three lectures delivered in 1906 at Westminster College, Cambridge, before a Summer School of Theology. The remaining essay on Ancient Greek Views of Suffering and Evil was the author's last public lecture, which . . .

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