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Philo: Foundations of Religious Philosophy in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Volume 2: Structure and Growth of Philosophical Systems from Plato to Spinoza

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ISBN 9780674021150

Publication Date: 01/01/1962

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  • 9. Knowledge and Prophecy
    • Sensation, Reason, and Prophecy
    • The Four Functions of Prophecy
    • The Three Types of Prophecy
      • Prophecy through the Divine Spirit
      • Prophecy by the Divine Voice
      • Prophecy through Angels
      • Differences between the Three Types of Prophecy
    • Prophetic Dreams
    • Conclusion, Influence, Anticipation
  • 10. Proofs of the Existence of God
  • 11. The Unknowability of God and Divine Predicates
    • Unity, Incorporeality, Simplicity
    • “Without Quality”—άποιοϛ
    • The Unnamability and Unknowability of God
    • Divine Properties
    • The Essence of the Created Powers
    • Conclusion, Influence, Anticipation
  • 12. Ethical Theory
    • “Under the Law” and “In Accordance with Nature”
    • Commandments and Virtues
      • Classification of Commandments and Virtues
      • Intellectual Virtues and Actions
      • Moral Virtues and Actions
    • The Virtue of the Control of Desire
    • Prayer, Repentance, and Study as Virtues
      • Prayer
      • Repentance
      • Study and Teaching
      • Deeds, Words, Intentions
    • The Definition of Virtue
    • The Reward of Virtue
    • Conclusion, Influence, Anticipation
  • 13. Political Theory
    • The Mosaic Constitution
      • King
      • High Priest
      • Judges and Officers
      • Council of Elders
      • The People: Native-born and Proselytes
      • Aliens, Resident Aliens, and Spiritual Proselytes
    • The Ideal Constitution
    • The Messianic Age
    • Conclusion, Influence, Anticipation
  • 14. What Is New in Philo?
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Abbreviations of Works Cited
  • Index of References
    • I. Philo
    • II. Greek and Latin Authors
    • III. Jewish Works and Authors
    • IV. Christian Works and Authors
    • V. Moslem Works and Authors
  • Index of Terms
  • Index of Subjects and Names

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