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Paul Patton brings jointly a great selection of value determinations by way of French– and English–speaking students of Gilles Deleuze (1925–1995), probably the most vital post–war French philosophers. a few those items handle Deleuze′s unique interpretations of key figures within the heritage of philosophy, together with Spinoza, Kant, Hegel and Bergson. Others talk about his paintings on arithmetic, and the relevance of his conceptual creativity for paintings feedback, feminist, literary, and cultural stories. a number of of the members right here haven't been formerly released.

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103. In the first sentence of the commentary, for instance, we learn that Arrian compiled the Discourses of Epictetus ‘en polustikhois bibliois’. A literal translation might be ‘in books of many lines’; but the reader who encounters this phrase will be meeting something that seldom occurs in English and raises a distracting question in his or her mind. Having raised the question, a footnote might explain how ancient book-rolls were quantified by counting lines of writing, but at the cost of multiplying the obstacles to the reader’s easy progress through the prose, for the sake of a trivial and irrelevant historical point.

Notes 1. In the Introduction and Notes we refer to the text of Simplicius’ commentary by means of a double numeration, for reasons explained in Section 6 below. A reference such as ‘(H357 / D89,27)’ directs the reader to the text that appears on p. 89, line 27, of Dübner’s reprinting of Schweighäuser’s text, which is located on p. 357 of Hadot’s 1996 text. Hadot’s edition also includes Dübner’s line numbers, so that readers who have only the Hadot text will still find the Dübner line indicated on the Hadot page given.

Tardieu 1986, 24-5 n. 106; Hadot 1987, 17-21; 1990, 286-9; 1996; 2001, xiv-xviii. 11. Tardieu’s arguments are usefully summarised by Theil’s Simplikios 1999 and in Hadot’s various accounts. 12. Simplicius may have met his Manichee source at any time and anywhere 28 Introduction on any of his travels. Augustine’s report of his long wait for the Manichee ‘bishop’ Faustus in Conf. 10-12 suggests that such figures were or might be peripatetic (though this is evidence from the West and 100 years earlier).

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