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Porphyry, Faith, and Works

Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome (Westminster: Newman, 1959) 474. Porphyry was a Neoplatonist philosopher who lived in the third-fourth centuries C.E. Copleston states the following about Porphyry’s stance on faith and works: [Porphyry] insisted … Continue reading

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