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The essential Plotinus

Plotinus

The essential Plotinus

representative treatises from the Enneads

by Plotinus

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Published by New American Library] in [New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 219-224.

Statementselected and newly translated with introduction and commentary by Elmer O"Brien.
SeriesMentor book -- MIT566
ContributionsO"Brien, Elmer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB693 E53 O23 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination224p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13639968M

The Six Enneads By Plotinus Written A.C.E. Translated by Stephen Mackenna and B. S. Page. The Six Enneads has been divided into the following sections: The First Ennead [k] The Second Ennead [k] The Third Ennead [k] The Fourth Ennead [k] The Fifth Ennead [k]. Apr 15,  · "The Essential Plotinus is a lifesaver. For many years my students in Greek and Roman Religion have depended on it to understand the transition from antiquity to the Middle Ages. The translation is crisp and clear, and the excerpts are just right for an introduction to Plotinus' many-layered view of the world and humankind's place in it."/5().

The translator Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie arranged these books chronologically rather than according to Porphyry's numeration. Roman numerals indicate the Ennead and Hindu-Arabic numerals indicate the book e.g. VI.9 would be the ninth book of the sixth Ennead. Feb 09,  · As I read ‘The Essential Plotinus’ I wondered how will this book be relevant in terms of my current studies. The first chapter of this book, ‘Beauty’, interested me greatly. Plotinus firstly stated that “chiefly beauty is visual”. Furthermore, Plotinus had later questioned the nature of the kinds of ‘beauty’, especially ‘bodily beauty’.

In his new study of the similarities between Plato and Plotinus, David J. Yount proceeds to a meticulously argued demonstration of the thesis he had already put forward in his preceding book (Plotinus the Platonist: A Comparative Account of Plato and Plotinus’ Metaphysics, Bloomsbury, ).According to him, there are no essential differences between their philosophical doctrines. "The Essential Plotinus" is a lifesaver. For many years my students in Greek and Roman Religion have depended on it to understand the transition from antiquity to the Middle Ages. The translation is crisp and clear, and the excerpts are just right for an introduction to Plotionus's many-layered view of the world and humankind's place in it. --F/5.


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