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The Cambridge companion to Plotinus

Author: Lloyd P Gerson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge companions
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plotinus was the greatest philosopher in the 700-year period between Aristotle and Augustine. Here, sixteen leading scholars introduce and explain the many facets of Plotinus' complex system, and examine his place in the history of philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Plotinus.; Plotin.; Plotin.; Plotinus.; Plotin; Plotinus.; Plotinus; Plotin.; Plotin / Ennéades.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd P Gerson
ISBN: 0521470935 9780521470933 0521476763 9780521476768
OCLC Number: 33357502
Description: xiii, 462 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Plotinus : the Platonic tradition and the foundation of Neoplatonism / Maria Luisa Gatti --
Plotinus's metaphysics of the One / John Bussanich --
The hierarchical ordering of reality in Plotinus / Dominic J. O'Meara --
On soul and intellect / Henry J. Blumenthal --
Essence and existence in the Enneads / Kevin Corrigan --
Plotinus on the nature of physical reality / Michael F. Wagner --
Plotinus on matter and evil / Denis O'Brien --
Eternity and time / Andrew Smith --
Cognition and its object / Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson --
Self-knowledge and subjectivity in the Enneads / Sara Rappe --
Plotinus : body and soul / Stephen R.L. Clark --
Human freedom in the thought of Plotinus / Georges Leroux --
An ethic for the late antique sage / John M. Dillon --
Plotinus and language / Frederic M. Schroeder --
Plotinus and later Platonic philosophers on the causality of the First Principle / Cristina D'Ancona Costa --
Plotinus and Christian philosophy / John Rist.
Series Title: Cambridge companions
Responsibility: edited by Lloyd P. Gerson.
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Plotinus was the greatest philosopher in the 700-year period between Aristotle and Augustine. Here, sixteen leading scholars introduce and explain the many facets of Plotinus' complex system, and examine his place in the history of philosophy.

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