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Plotinus: An Introduction to the Enneads / Edition 1
     

Plotinus: An Introduction to the Enneads / Edition 1

by Dominic J. O'Meara, Andy Roberts
 

ISBN-10: 0198751478

ISBN-13: 9780198751472

Pub. Date: 04/27/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book is addressed to those wishing to embark on a reading of Plotinus' works, the 'Enneads'. A bibliography and a thematically arranged guide to further reading, this book shows how Plotinus' thoughts on the particular issues covered in the text evolved, and to assess the historical importance of his philosophy.

Overview

This book is addressed to those wishing to embark on a reading of Plotinus' works, the 'Enneads'. A bibliography and a thematically arranged guide to further reading, this book shows how Plotinus' thoughts on the particular issues covered in the text evolved, and to assess the historical importance of his philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198751472
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/27/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,214,136
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.05(h) x 0.51(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Plotonius' life and Works
1. Soul and Body
2. The Relation Between Sensible and Intelligable Reality
3. Soul, Intellect and the Forms
4. Intellect and the One
5. Speaking on the One
6. The Derivation of all Things From the One (I)
7. The Derivation of all Things from the One (II)
8. Evil
9. Beauty
10. The Return of the Soul: Philosophy and Mysticism
Epilogue: Plotonious in Western Thought
Guide to Further Reading
Bibliography
Index of Terms and Themes
Index of Texts

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