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    Radek Chlup (2012). Proclus: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.
    In addition to covering all the basic areas of his thought, the book sets Proclus in the historical, social and religious context of late antiquity.
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    Radek Chlup (2009). Proclus' Theory of Evil: An Ethical Perspective. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 3 (1):26-57.
    While the metaphysical aspects of Proclus' theory of evil have recently been studied by a number of scholars, its ethical implications have largely been neglected. In my paper I am analysing the moral consequences that Proclus' concept of evil has, at the same time using the ethical perspective to throw more light on Proclus' ontology. Most importantly, I argue that the difference between bodily and psychic evil is much more substantial that it might seem from On the Existence of Evils (...)
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    Radek Chlup (2012). Proclus on Nature. Philosophy of Nature and Its Methods in Proclus' Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Ancient Philosophy 32 (1):223-227.
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    Radek Chlup (2000). Plutarch's Dualism and the Delphic Cult. Phronesis 45 (2):138-158.
    The article interprets Plutarch's dualism in the light of the Apollo-Dionysus opposition as presented in "De E" 388e-389c, arguing that Plutarch is no dualist in the strict sense of the word. A comparison of "De E" 393f-394a with "De Iside" 369b-d shows that it is only in the sublunary realm of Nature that Plutarch assumes a duality of two distinct Powers; at the higher levels of reality the divine is unified and harmonious. If Plutarch fails to emphasize this point clearly (...)
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    Radek Chlup (2007). The Semantics of Fertility. Kernos 20.
    During the last 100 years, several interpretations of the Thesmophoria have been advanced. Following the typology of H.S. Versnel, we can classify these interpretations as substantive, functionalist and cosmological. The three approaches can be seen as comple­mentary, but in practice they are hardly ever pursued simultaneously. This article examines how they fit together. In particular, it re-examines the subject of fertility, asking how it fits in with the wider social and ideological issues to which Detienne and others have drawn attention (...)
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  6. Radek Chlup (2016). Proclus: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.
    Proclus of Lycia was one of the greatest philosophers of antiquity, producing the most systematic version of late Neoplatonic thought. He exercised enormous influence on Byzantine, medieval, Renaissance and German Classical philosophy, ranking among the top five of ancient philosophers in terms of the number of preserved works. Despite this he is rarely studied now, the enormous intricacy of his system making the reading of his treatises difficult for beginners. This book provides the first comprehensive introduction to all the basic (...)
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