Chapter VII. Damascius and Hyperignorance
This is an electronic version of Chapter VII. Damascius and Hyperignorance from the book:
Mortley, Raoul (1986) From Word to Silence, II. The way of negation, Christian and Greek. (Theophaneia Bd 31), Hanstein : Bonn.
[Chapter Contents]: Damascius a new stage at the end of Greek philosophy, 119; the desire to know, 119; names, 120; an attack on negation and analogy, 121; does Damascius represent the anti-negation school implied by Proclus? 121 ; language as mere gesticulation, 122; hyperignorance, 122; that which is beyond the One, 123; unknowability and ignorance, 124; language reveals subjective states only, 125; language as "stepping into a hole", 127.
Raoul Mortley. "Chapter VII. Damascius and Hyperignorance" From Word to Silence, 2. The Way of Negation, Christian and Greek (1986).
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