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Cambridge Companion to Plotinus

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ISBN-10: 0521470935

ISBN-13: 9780521470933

Edition: 1996

Authors: 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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Book details

List price: $83.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/13/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 478
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
Plotinus: the Platonic tradition and the foundation of Neoplatonism
Plotinus's metaphysics of the One
The hierarchical ordering of reality in Plotinus
On soul and intellect
Essence and existence in the Enneads
Plotinus on the nature of physical reality
Plotinus on matter and evil
Eternity and time
Cognition and its object Eyjolfur
Self-knowledge and subjectivity in the Enneads
Plotinus: body and soul
Human freedom in the thought of Plotinus
An ethic for the Late Antique sage
Plotinus and language
Plotinus and later Platonic philosophers on the causality of the first principle
Plotinus and Christian philosophy