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Plotinus" philosophy of the self

Gerard J. P O"Daly

Plotinus" philosophy of the self

by Gerard J. P O"Daly

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Published by Irish Univesity Press in Shannon, Ireland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plotinus.,
  • Self (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Gerard J. P. O"Daly
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14633142M
    ISBN 100716503230

    Since its original publication in France in , Pierre Hadot’s lively philosophical portrait of Plotinus remains the preeminent introduction to the man and his thought. Michael Chase’s lucid translation—complete with a useful chronology and analytical bibliography—at last makes this book available to the English-speaking carefully examines Plotinus’s views on the self.   Buy Plotinus on Self: The Philosophy of the 'We' Reissue by Remes, Pauliina (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

    This paper offers an interpretation of ‘y is the logos of ’ in Plotinus’ Enneads. The focus is primarily on those passages wherein x and y have ontological referents, though it also includes comments about those passages wherein x and y are used semantically or epistemologically. The thesis is that for Plotinus, anything that is the logos of anything else has derivative intelligibility.   There is much that is fascinating in Mortley’s book: as about Plotinus’ belief—which correlates with his rejection of history—that at its height the ‘self’ should forget its historical experiences; for, if Mortley is right, his answer bears on the problem of Author: John Rist.

    Free download or read online The Enneads pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Plotinus. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this philosophy, classics story are,. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. The first book-length philosophical study on the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Filling the void in the current scholarship, Giannis Stamatellos provides the first book-length study of the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (– AD) assimilated eight centuries of Greek thought into his work.


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Plotinus" philosophy of the self by Gerard J. P O"Daly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Plotinus, the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy, conceptualises two different notions of self (or 'us'): the corporeal and the rational.

Personality and imperfection mark the former, while goodness and a striving for understanding mark the latter.5/5(1). Plotinus, the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy, conceptualises two different notions of self (or 'us'): the corporeal and the rational.

Personality and imperfection mark the former, while goodness and a striving for understanding mark the by: Plotinus, the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy, conceptualises two different notions of self (or ‘us’): the corporeal and the : Pauliina Remes. Plotinus philosophy of the self book Remes.

Plotinus on Self: The Philosophy of the 'We' Published: J Pauliina Remes, Plotinus on Self: The Philosophy of the 'We', Cambridge University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by James Wilberding, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Plotinus (c.A.D. - ) was an Egyptian/Greek/Roman philosopher of the Hellenistic period.

He is widely considered the founder (along with his less famous teacher Ammonius Saccas) of the Neo-Platonism movement. Many later Christians and Muslims were influenced by his Neo-Platonism (or by Platonism acquired through the mediation of Plotinus' teachings).

More than just a commentator on. Plotinus, the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy, conceptualises two different notions of self (or 'us'): the corporeal and the rational. Personality and imperfection mark the former, while goodness and a striving for understanding mark the latter.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Daly, Gerard J.P. Plotinus' philosophy of the self. Shannon, Ireland, Irish University Press [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Daly, Gerard J.P. Plotinus' philosophy of the self. New York, Barnes & Noble Books [] (OCoLC)   Plotinus, the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy, conceptualises two different notions of self (or 'us'): the corporeal and the rational.

Personality and imperfection mark the former, while goodness and a striving for understanding mark the latter. In this text, Dr Remes grounds Author: Pauliina Remes. This is a book about the philosophy of the self in this general sense, and in particular, a book about the ways in which a highly influential late antique philosopher, Plotinus, posed and answered reflexive questions.

Not all reflexive questions are interesting for the philosophy of the : $ The first philosophy book I ever bought—above is the exact cover—was the The Essential Plotinus. Conversations with a friend in the summer after high school in awoken me, as Kant said of his reading Hume, from my dogmatic slumber.

At the time my friend was something of a devotee of Plotinus, having studied him in a metaphysics class. 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 by: This book is addessed to those wishing to embark on a reading on Plotinus' work, The Enneads.

O'Meara presents a brief outline of Plotinus' life and of the composition of the Enneads, placing Plotinus within the intellectual context of the philosophical schools and religious movements of his time.

Plotinus: An Introduction to the Enneads () by Dominic O'MearaPages:   Plotinus elaborated Plato's thought, and historians in the nineteenth century credited Plotinus with inventing "Neoplatonism." He was an important source of inspiration for Henri Bergson, possibly the most important philosopher of the last century.

Plotinus, (born ce, Lyco, or Lycopolis, Egypt?—diedCampania), 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. ^From Introduction to Against the Gnostics Plotinus' Enneads as translated by A.

Armstrong, pp. – The treatise as it stands in the Enneads is a most powerful protest on behalf of Hellenic philosophy against the un-Hellenic heresy (as it was from the Platonist as well as the orthodox Christian point of view) of Gnosticism.

There were Gnostics among Plotinus's own friends, whom he. Plotinus, the founder of the Neoplatonic school of philosophy, conceptualises two different notions of self: the corporeal and the rational.

Personality and imperfection mark the former, while goodness and a striving for understanding mark the : Pauliina Remes. Plotinus Greek philosopher. deals with the Soul, while Book VI deals with Being. Plotinus emphasized a state of unselfconscious contemplation, in which an individual's true self.

I have started reading a book by Philip Stanfield, Hegel the Consummate Neoplatonist where he claims (page 1). From a materialist perspective (‘matter’ or objective reality is primary to consciousness) I will argue that Hegel’s philosophy is most obviously Neoplatonic, that it is the consummation of a philosophical current begun by Plotinus and that Hegel’s philosophy can neither be.

Plotinus' philosophy of the self by O'Daly, Gerard J. Publication date Topics Plotinus. Enneads, Self (Philosophy) Publisher New York: Barnes & Noble Books Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Plotinus (AD –) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly.

In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’. Plotinus nowhere speaks of a fluctuating self and all the passages where he uses the terms "we" or "I" can be explained without hypostasizing the self and without seeing it as an entity in addition to the items in Plotinus' ontology that are already familiar from the tradition, notably intellects, souls, and living bodies.Pity in the Life and Thought of Plotinus.

R. Ferwerda - - In David T. Runia (ed.), Plotinus Amid Gnostics and Christians: Papers Presented at the Plotinus Symposium Held at the Free University, Amsterdam, on 25 January