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NAME: Atsushi Sumi
Lecturer of General Education
INSTITUTION: Hanazono University
8-1 Tsubonouchi-cho Nishinokyo
Nakagyo-ku, KYOTO
604-8456 JAPAN
PHONE: 075-312-5457
RESEARCH INTERESTS: ancient philosophy, Neoplatonism, metaphysics


"The Primordial Tradition of the World's Religions and the Reconstruction of Neoplatonic Metaphysics." In Metaphysical Patterns in Platonism, edited by J. Finamore & R. Berchman, 261-275. New Orleans: University Press of the South, 2007.

"Plotinus on Matter's Participation in the Forms." Dionysius 25 (2007):55-76.

"The species infima as the infinite: Timaeus 39e7-9, Parmenides 144b4-c1 and Philebus 16e1-2 in Plotinus, Ennead VI.2.22." In Reading Plato in Antiquity, edited by H. Tarrant & D. Baltzly, 73-88. London: Duckworth, 2006.

"The Omnipresence of Being, the Intellect-Intelligible Identity, and the Undescending Part of the Soul: An Essay on the Dispute about Indian Influences on Plotinus." In Neoplatonism and Indian Philosophy, edited by P. M. Gregorios, 45-69. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002.

"The Psyche, the Forms, and the Creative One: Toward Reconstruction of Neoplatonic Metaphysics." In Neoplatonism and Contemporary Thought, Part One, edited by R. B. Harris, 221-269. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002.

"Whitehead on Religion, Civilization, and Adventure." In Religion in a Pluralistic Age, edited by D. A. Crosby & Ch. D. Hardwick, 357-373. New York: Peter Lang, 2001.

"Plotinus on Phaedrus 247D7-E1: The Platonic Locus Classicus of the Identity of Intellect with the Intelligible Objects." American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 71 (1997):404-420.

"Three Problems about Apprehension and Consciousness in Plotinus' Doctrine of Well-Being (in Japanaese)." Annals of Ethical Studies 26 (1996):14-24.

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