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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415174091
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/6/1998
  • Series: Arguments of the Philosophers Series
  • Pages: 356
  • Sales rank: 1,079,180
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

The Enneads
I An Argument for the Existence of a First Principle of All 3
II The Attributes of the One 15
1 The entitative attributes of the One 15
2 The operational attributes of the One 22
III Intellect and Soul 42
1 Intellect: the realm of essence and life 42
2 Soul: the restless principle 58
IV Truth and the Forms 65
1 Where and what is eternal truth? 65
2 Forms of individuals 72
V Categories and the Tradition 79
1 The criticism of Stoic categories 79
2 The criticism of Aristotle's categories 84
3 Aristotelian essentialism 93
4 The Plotinian categories 96
VI A Platonic World 104
1 The composition of sensibles 104
2 Matter 108
3 Time and eternity 115
VII Human Psychology 127
1 A refined dualism 127
2 Soul and self 139
3 The psychology of the endowed self 146
4 Desires of the dispossessed 151
5 Free will 155
VIII Some Epistemological Questions 164
1 Perceptual realism 164
2 On thinking incarnately 170
IX Conquering Virtue 185
1 The good life 185
2 Evil 191
3 Virtue 199
X Philosophy of Religion 203
1 Religion as return to self 203
2 Beauty 212
3 Mysticism and philosophy 218
Some concluding remarks 225
Notes 227
Bibliography 294
General index 317
Index of texts cited 323
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