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The Cambridge companion to Plotinus

Author: Lloyd P Gerson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Plotinus.; Plotinus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd P Gerson
ISBN: 9781139000499 1139000497
OCLC Number: 723455058
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
Title from home page (viewed Feb. 8, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 436 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction / Lloyd P. Gerson --
Plotinus / 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 / 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 collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Other Titles: Plotinus
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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