Johannes scottus eriugena

De Divisione Naturae/Periphyseon

circa 867

Why is it canonical?

This heavily Neo-Platonist work by the Irish-born John the Scot (Johannes Scotus Eriugena), while not well known, is considered the final great accomplishment of ancient philosophy. Blending many of the schools of thought of the ancient world, from Plato to Augustine, the work is an almost pantheistic meditation on time and the divine..

Creators

John the Scot

Languages

Latin

Periods

Middle Ages

Images and Videos

Johannes scottus eriugena

Illustration of John the Scot

Resources

Link to purchase book