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On Plotinus

by C. Wayne Mayhall

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Published by Thomson/Wadsworth in Belmont, Calif, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plotinus

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 93).

    StatementC. Wayne Mayhall.
    SeriesWadsworth philosophers series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB693.Z7 M39 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21170770M
    ISBN 10053425229X
    OCLC/WorldCa51107261

    LibriVox recording of Enneads by Plotinus; Porphyry. (Translated by Kenneth Guthrie.) Read in English by Geoffrey Edwards The six Enneads (ΕΝΝΕΑΔΕΣ) are the collected writings of the Neoplatonic philosopher Plotinus (ΠΛΩΤΙΝΟΣ) arranged by his student Porphyry (ΠΟΡΦΥΡΙΟΣ) into fifty-four books with each Ennead containing nine. Plotinus, born and raised in Egypt, studied philosophy in Alexandria. After briefly joining the Roman expedition in against the Persians, with the idea of learning about Eastern philosophies, he settled in Rome where he single-handedly tried to revive the classical Hellenistic philosophy as an antidote to the ruin and misery of the crumbling world around him.

    THE SIX ENNEADS by Plotinus translated by Stephen MacKenna and B. S. Page [] Title Page Porphyry: On the Life of Plotinus and the Arrangement of his Work THE FIRST ENNEAD THE FIRST ENNEAD THE FIRST ENNEAD: FIRST TRACTATE FIRST TRACTATE Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7 Section 8. The Six Enneads By Plotinus Written A.C.E. Translated by Stephen Mackenna and B. S. Page: Table of Contents The Sixth Ennead: First Tractate ON THE KINDS OF BEING- (1). 1. Philosophy at a very early stage investigated the number and character of the Existents.

    Plotinus, (born ce, Lyco, or Lycopolis, Egypt?—died , Campania), ancient philosopher, the centre of an influential circle of intellectuals and men of letters in 3rd-century Rome, who is regarded by modern scholars as the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy.. Origins and education. The only important source for the life of Plotinus is the biography that his disciple and. Plotinus located the source of creation in a supreme One. Plotinus believed this One transcended being, nonbeing, multiplicity, and division. The Enneads were compiled by Plotinus' student, Porphyry, who gathered together his teacher's essays and arranged and edited them : Ebook.


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