In this book, the author presents a new thesis regarding apophatic philosophy. He traces the roots of De Mystica Theologia by Dionysius Areopagite (pseudo Dionysius) in the poem of Parmenides peri physeos. As a secondary theme, the author explores the ineffable in Greek philosophy.
Biography: Nikoletseas Michael M. Professor of Medicine, philosopher, classicist. Born in Androussa, Messinia, Greece in 1943. After graduating from high school in Greece, he came to America where he studied Psychology (B.A. with Honors, 1969-1973), Psychobiology (Rutgers University, M.S., PhD, 1973-1978), postdoctoral studies at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He taught at the School of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, and UPR. Visiting professor at the University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine. Parents: Johannes Peter Muller (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin) -> Hermann von Helmholtz (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin) -> Wilhelm Max Wundt (Universitat Leipzig) -> Edward B. Titchener (Cornell University) -> John Paul Nafe-> Clarence Graham (Columbia University) -> William S. Verplank, Jr. (Indiana University Bloomington)-> George H. Collier (Rutgers University) -> Michael M. Nikoletseas