Plotinus on the Good or the One (Enneads VI, 9 : An Analytical Commentary) (Amsterdam Classical Monographs) (English and Ancient Greek Edition) download epub
This casts an entirely new light on the position of the One in Plotinus and that of the ninth treatise itself
This casts an entirely new light on the position of the One in Plotinus and that of the ninth treatise itself. The third part not only examines the mystical union as pictured in the ninth treatise, but also provides a full scale discussion of Plotinus' descriptions of this union in his en-tire work. The degree of unification, viz. the question whether a part of the mystic self remains intact during the unification, is a matter of vigorous scholarly debate.
This treatise, however, is of vital importance, because it is in this work that for the first time in the Enneads, the One in its superform emerges and Plotinus dwells on the remarkable phenomenon of a 'mystical union' of the soul with the One.
Amsterdam Classical Monographs, . Pp. xv + 381. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1992. Paper, fl. 120. John Bussanich (a1). University of New Mexico.
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Recently, there has been a growing interest in ancient views on consciousness and particularly in their influence on medieval and early modern philosophers
Remes, P. (2007) Plotinus on self: the philosophy of the ‘We’. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press. Schibli, H. S. (1989) ‘Apprehending Our Happiness: Antilepsis and the Middle Soul in Plotinus, Ennead . Recently, there has been a growing interest in ancient views on consciousness and particularly in their influence on medieval and early modern philosophers.
The book concludes with an interesting speculative discussion between "Timaeus" and "Eudemus" in which the former attempts a Platonic response to the sort of criticisms raised by Aristotle and an appendix which criticizes the interpretation of the Timaeus passage by . Krämer according to which that dialogue provides evidence for Plato's "unwritten teachings". The idea that the universe or kosmos is a living entity is implicit in the organic metaphor of growth in the term physis employed by the Pre-Socratics.
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Plotinus was a student of Ammonius Saccas and they were founders of Neoplatonism. His work, through Augustine of Hippo, the Cappadocian Fathers, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and several subsequent Christian and Muslim thinkers, has greatly influenced Western and Near-Eastern thought.
PLOTINUS Ennead V. : On the Voluntary and on the Free Will of the One: Translation, with a. y Kevin Corrigan .
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