Publisher: Liverpool University Press; 1 edition (January 11, 2008)
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Nemesius' treatise at the Nature of guy is a crucial textual content for historians of historic concept, not just as a much-quarried resource of facts for past works now misplaced, but additionally as a sign of highbrow existence within the overdue fourth century advert. the writer was once a Christian bishop; the topic is the character of humans and their position within the scheme of created issues. The clinical works of Galen and the philosophical writings of Plato, Aristotle and the Neoplatonist Porphyry are all significant affects on Nemesius; so too the arguable Christian Origen. at the Nature of guy offers the 1st kown compendium of theological anthropology with a Christian orientation and significantly prompted later Byzantine and medieval Latin philosophical theology.