DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.02.009
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José María Nieva

Abstract: In his Commentary on Plato's Phaedo, Damascius establishes a close relation between destination (lêxis), divine Justice, and life dignity (kat'axían) of every soul. Among several meanings of destination, the most relevant one is related to the condition of the soul after death. Consequently, the purpose of this paper is to consider how this neoplatonic term is conceived in Dionysius Areopagite. For that purpose, the author will analyze such term widely used in the chapter 7 of Ecclesiastic Hierarchy in which D…

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