A Quotation from Proclus’ Commentary on Plato’s TIMAEUS, Book 4

I came across this passage this morning in the fifth the volume of the translation of Proclus' Commentary on Plato's Timaeus, Book 4: Proclus on Time and the Stars. I really liked this passage because it's yet another one that backs up the ideas about receptivity within theurgy and worship, or the concept that highly … Continue reading A Quotation from Proclus’ Commentary on Plato’s TIMAEUS, Book 4

A Duo of Quotations from Proclus’ Timaeus Commentary, Book 3, Pt. II

In a few days — after the Nobel in Physics is announced — much of my time will be occupied with a rapid-turnaround data analysis of the citation patterns of the winner(s). I enjoy doing these, even if the world isn't watching quite so much now; when I first started these analyses, the laureates were … Continue reading A Duo of Quotations from Proclus’ Timaeus Commentary, Book 3, Pt. II

A Pointed Tangent

While I was reviewing those year-old Parmenides commentary notes over lunch to post on KALLISTI, something in one of them about points reminded me of something that I have just read in the Timaeus commentary, so I'm sharing them in juxtaposition! For the point is said to be in the line, obviously as being in … Continue reading A Pointed Tangent

A Miscellany of Quotations: Proclus’ PARMENIDES Commentary

You may have read my previous post that mentioned torching everything on my Twitter account except for my current pinned Tweet and a few ornaments. Among the things torched were my live-reads of various philosophical texts, with images of the text. I had always intended to go back and clean my notes up significantly because … Continue reading A Miscellany of Quotations: Proclus’ PARMENIDES Commentary