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Plotinus : the six enneads.

Author: Plotinus.; Stephen Mackenna; B S Page
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, ©1952.
Series: Great books of the Western world, v. 17.
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Named Person: Plotinus.; Plotinus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plotinus.; Stephen Mackenna; B S Page
ISBN: 0852291639 9780852291634
OCLC Number: 18821570
Description: vii, 360 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: First Ennead: Tractate: Animate and the man --
On virtue --
On dialectic (the upward way) --
On true happiness --
Happiness and extension of time --
Beauty --
On the primal good and secondary forms of good (otherwise, "On happiness") --
On the nature and source of evil --
"Reasoned dismissal" --
Second ennead: On the kosmos or the heavenly system --
Heavenly circuit --
Are the stars causes? --
Matter in its two kinds --
On potentiality and actuality --
Quality and form-idea --
On complete transfusion --
Why distant objects appear small --
Against those that affirm the creator of the kosmos and the kosmos itself to be evil (generally quoted as "Against the Gnostics") --
Third ennead: Fate --
On providence (1) --
On providence (2) --
Our tutelary spirit --
On love --
Impassivity of the unembodied --
Time and eternity --
Nature contemplation and the One --
Detached considerations --
Fourth ennead: On the essence of the soul (1) --
On the essence of the soul (2) Problems of the soul (1) --
Problems of the soul (2) --
Problems of the soul (3) (also entitled "On sight") --
Perception and memory --
Immortality of the soul --
Soul's descent into the body --
Are all souls one? --
Fifth ennead: Three initial hypostases --
Origin and order of the beings following on the first --
Knowing hypostases and the transcendent --
How the secondaries arise from the first: and on the One --
That the intellectual beings are not outside the intellectual principle: and on the nature of the good --
That the principle transcending being has no intellectual act; what being has intellection primally and what has it secondarily --
Is there an ideal archetype of particular beings? --
On the intellectual beauty --
Intellectual principle, the ideas, and authentic existence --
Sixth ennead: On the kinds of being (1) --
On the kinds of being (2) --
On the kinds of being (3) On the integral omnipresence of the authentic existent (1) --
On the integral omnipresence of the authentic existent (2) --
On numbers --
How the multiplicity of Ideal-forms came into being: and upon the good --
On free-will and the will of the One --
On the good, or the One.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world, v. 17.

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