This extensively revised and updated second edition of "The Neoplatonists" provides an introduction to the thought of the four central Neoplatonic philosophers, Plotinus, Porphyry, Proclus and Iamblichus. John Gregory presents translations of a selection of key passages from their writings together with concise explanatory essays, commentary and notes. It also contains an introduction that puts in context the Neoplatonist writings and an epilogue detailing the legacy and influence of Neoplatonist thought.
John Gregory was born in 1938 and took degrees in Classics at Cambridge University, Philosophy at London University and Applied Linguistics at Durham University. Since 1961 he has worked as a teacher and college lecturer.