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The notion of that which depends on us in Plotinus and its background

Author: Erik Eliasson
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Philosophia antiqua, v. 113.
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The book analyses Plotinus' notion of 'that which depends on us', which although central to his ethics, has never been examined in a specific study before. The book traces the sources of this notion in Aristotle and its reception in Stoicism, Middle Platonism and Early Aristotelian Commentators. It then shows how Plotinus' critical discussion of the inherent problems in previous accounts and his investigation of the  Read more...
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Eliasson, Erik.
Notion of that which depends on us in Plotinus and its background.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(DLC) 2008012861
(OCoLC)213318502
Named Person: Plotinus.; Plotinus.; Plotinus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Eliasson
ISBN: 9789047433279 9047433270 1283060817 9781283060813
OCLC Number: 711004432
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 253 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover13; --
Abbreviations --
Acknowledgements --
Chapter One. Introduction --
1.1. The subject of the present study --
1.2. The historical-philosophical context of the subject --
1.3. Why a terminological approach is suitable for the subject --
1.4. Outline of the present study --
1.5. Limitations of the present study --
Chapter Two. Plotinus: Preliminary Remarks --
2.1. An overview of the occurrences of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957;?. in the Enneads --
2.2. Three significant features of the account of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957;?. in Ennead VI. 8 --
2.3. Previous scholarship on the notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957;?. in Plotinus --
2.3.1. The freedom interpretation --
2.3.2. The free choice interpretation --
2.3.3. The free will interpretation --
2.3.4. The free action interpretation --
2.3.5. The self-determination interpretation --
2.4. Conclusions --
Chapter Three. Aristotle and the Early Commentators --
3.1. Aristotle's notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
3.1.1. The inclusive and exclusive notions of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
3.1.2. The inclusive and exclusive notions of action --
3.1.3. A tentative ontology of t945; 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
3.1.4. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; applied to internal states --
3.1.5. Conclusions concerning Aristotle's notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
3.2. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Aspasius' In EN --
3.3. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in the Anonymous' In EN II8211;V --
3.4. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Alexander of Aphrodisias --
3.4.1. A recent interpretation of the notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Alexander of Aphrodisias --
3.5. Conclusions concerning Aristotelian notions of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
Chapter Four. Stoics --
4.1. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Chrysippus --
4.1.1. A recent interpretation of Chrysippus' notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
4.1.2. Interpretation of the sources of Chrysippus' notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
4.1.3. Conclusions concerning Chrysippus' notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
4.2. Seneca's notion of in nostra potestate --
4.3. Musonius' notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
4.4. Epictetus' notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
4.5. Marcus Aurelius' notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
4.6. Conclusions concerning Stoic notions of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
Chapter Five. Middle Platonists --
5.1. A brief overview of the sources --
5.2. A note on the Platonic sources to Middle-Platonist notions of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
5.3. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Philo of Alexandria --
5.4. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Plutarch --
5.5. The standard Middle-Platonist notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; --
5.5.1. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Alcinous' Didascalicus --
5.5.2. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Ps.-Plutarch's De fato --
5.5.3. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Nemesius of Emesa's De natura hominis --
5.5.4. The notion of in nostra potestate in Calcidius' In Timaeum --
5.5.5. The notion of in nobis in Apuleius' De Platone --
5.5.6. The notion of 949;966;' 951;181;953;957; in Maximus of Tyre's Orat.
Series Title: Philosophia antiqua, v. 113.
Responsibility: by Erik Eliasson.
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