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The Enneads

Plotinus

The Enneads

by Plotinus

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 626-628.

StatementPlotinus ; translated by Stephen MacKenna.
ContributionsMackenna, Stephen, 1872-1934 tr., Page, B. S. tr.
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 635 p. ;
Number of Pages635
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16547864M

The Six Enneads By Plotinus. This edition was created and published by Global Grey ©GlobalGrey CONTENTS THE FIRST ENNEAD First Tractate. The Animate And The Man Second Tractate. On Virtue Third Tractate. On Dialectic [The Upward Way] Fourth Tractate. On . Buy The Enneads (Classics) Abridged Ed by Plotinus, Dillon, John, Dillon, John, Dillon, John, MacKenna, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(24).

The Enneads by Plotinus is a work which is central to the history of philosophy in late antiquity. This volume is the first complete edition of the Enneads in English for over seventy-five years, and also includes Porphyry's Life of Plotinus. Led by Lloyd P. Gerson, a team of experts present up-to-date translations which are based on the best available text, the editio minor of Henry and. The second major significance of the Enneads is as mystical textual guide to recipients of the idea of the One. In addressing itself to initiates in this way, Plotinus's text serves as a guide to.

The Enneads were compiled by Plotinus' student, Porphyry, who gathered together his teacher's essays and arranged and edited them himself. These writings had a significant impact on the religious metaphysicians and mystics from the ancient : Ebook. This book is a guide to those wishing to read the works (the Enneads) of Plotinus, one of the greatest figures of ancient philosophy. The book provides an outline of Plotinus’ life and of the composition of the Enneads, placing Plotinus in the intellectual context of his time. Selected Plotinian texts are then discussed in relation to central issues in metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics.


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