Influences of Neopythagoreans such as Eudorus and Moderatus on Neoplatonism; Plato's Unwritten Doctrines; ancient Pythagoreanism; Henads in Iamblichus and Proclus; Iamblichus' de Mysteriis as a source for his philosophy; later Aristotelian commentators as sources for earlier Pythagorean, Neopythagorean, and Platonic doctrine; Neoplatonic ontology and epistemology in general, in Plotinus, Porphyry, Iamblichus, Proclus, and Damascius; the Anon. Comm. on Parmenides attributed to Porphyry; the harmony of Plato and Aristotle.
Independent scholar as time allows, with an undergraduate background in Classics and German from Rice University, 1976, and an MA in Greek and Latin from University of Texas at Austin, 1980. Since then I have worked in the field of Information Technology, including at times for a number of Fortune 50 companies.
"The Gods as Henads in Iamblichus", The International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 4 (2010), 54-74.
"Iamblichus' Egyptian Neoplatonic Theology in De Mysteriis", The International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 2(2008), 164-205.