On Plotinus / C. Wayne Mayhall.

Author
Mayhall, C. Wayne [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Belmont, Calif. ; London : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2004.
Description
93 p. ; 22 cm.

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Series
Wadsworth philosophers series [More in this series]
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ON PLOTINUS offers a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to this philosopher's most important ideas. Presenting the most important insights of well over a hundred seminal philosophers in both the Eastern and Western traditions, the Wadsworth Philosophers Series contains volumes written by scholars noted for their excellence in teaching and for their well-versed comprehension of each featured philosopher's major works and contributions. These titles have proven valuable in a number of ways.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 93).
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • The one.
  • The nous.
  • The soul.
  • On emanation and union.
  • Free will and the one.
  • On evil, providence, and gnosticism.
  • Beauty and self-knowledge.
  • Metaphysical difficulties.
  • Mystic and metaphysician.
  • Appendix: Chronological ordering of The enneads.
ISBN
  • 053425229X ((paperback))
  • 9780534252298 ((paperback))
LCCN
2003545135
OCLC
51107261
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