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The Philosophy of Plotinus The Gifford Lectures at St.Andrews 1917-1918. by Inge, William Ralph

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Published by Longmans,Green and Co in London .
Written in English


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Pagination270p. ;
Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL20066432M

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This book is a guide to those wishing to read the works (the Enneads) of Plotinus, one of the greatest figures of ancient philosophy. The book provides an outline of Plotinus’ life and of the composition of the Enneads, placing Plotinus in the intellectual context of his time. Selected Plotinian texts are then discussed in relation to central issues in metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. Plotinus (AD –) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly. In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’ philosophy for those coming to his. The great philosophers by Karl Jaspers (Book); Plotinus and the presocratics: a philosophical study of presocratic influences in Plotinus' Enneads by Giannis Stamatellos (); Form and transformation: a study in the philosophy of Plotinus by Frederic Maxwell Schroeder (). The Enneads by Plotinus is a work which is central to the history of philosophy in late antiquity. This volume is the first complete edition of the Enneads in English for over seventy-five years, and also includes Porphyry's Life of Plotinus. Led by Lloyd P. Gerson, a team of experts present up-to Cited by: 1.

  NSFRI - Plotinus - Enneads - - On Nature, Contemplation and the One - 2 - Duration: Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society views Additional Physical Format: Online version: Inge, William Ralph, Philosophy of Plotinus. New York: Greenwood Press, (OCoLC)   Buy a cheap copy of The Essential Plotinus book by Plotinus. 'The Essential Plotinus is a lifesaver. For many years my students in Greek and Roman Religion have depended on it to understand the transition from antiquity to Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. The Enneads (Greek: Ἐννεάδες), fully The Six Enneads, is the collection of writings of Plotinus, edited and compiled by his student Porphyry (c. AD ). Plotinus was a student of Ammonius Saccas and they were founders of work, through Augustine of Hippo, the Cappadocian Fathers, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and several subsequent Christian and Muslim thinkers, has.