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The Cambridge companion to Plotinus

Author: Lloyd P Gerson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge collections online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 95045305
(OCoLC)33357502
Named Person: Plotinus.; Plotinus.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd P Gerson
ISBN: 0511222416 9780511222412 0521470935 9780521470933 0521476763 9780521476768
OCLC Number: 85764647
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. : Cambridge University Press, 1996. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 24111 KB).
Description: xiii, 462 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Lloyd P. Gerson; 1. Plotinus: the Platonic tradition and the foundation of Neoplatonism Maria Luisa Gatti; 2. Plotinus's metaphysics of the One John Bussanich; 3. The hierarchical ordering of reality in Plotinus Dominic J. O'Meara; 4. On soul and intellect Henry J. Blumenthal; 5. Essence and existence in the Enneads Kevin Corrigan; 6. Plotinus on the nature of physical reality Michael F. Wagner; 7. Plotinus on matter and evil Denis O'Brien; 8. Eternity and time Andrew Smith; 9. Cognition and its object Eyjolfur Kjalar Emilsson; 10. Self-knowledge and subjectivity in the Enneads Sara Rappe; 11. Plotinus: body and soul Stephen R. L. Clark; 12. Human freedom in the thought of Plotinus Georges Leroux; 13. An ethic for the Late Antique sage John M. Dillon; 14. Plotinus and language Frederic M. Schroeder; 15. Plotinus and later Platonic philosophers on the causality of the first principle Cristina D'Ancona Costa; 16. Plotinus and Christian philosophy John Rist.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.
Other Titles: Companion to Plotinus
Plotinus
Responsibility: edited by Lloyd P. Gerson.

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