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The Heart of Plotinus: The Essential Enneads (Perennial Philosophy)

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Synopsis:

Drawing parallels with other traditions, U davinys emphasizes that Plotinus' philosophy was not a purely mental or rational exercise, but a complete way of life incorporating the spiritual virtues. Plotinus is widely regarded as the founder of the school of Neo-Platonism and this book provides an introduction to his teachings and an informative commentary on the Enneads. Also included is a commentary by Plotinus' leading disciple, Porphyry (c. 233-305 A.D.), on an enigmatic passage from Homer's epic, the Odyssey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933316697
Publisher:
World Wisdom Books
Subject:
Religious
Foreword by:
Bregman, Jay
Foreword:
Bregman, Jay
Editor:
Uzdavinys, Algis
Author:
Uzdavinys, Algis
Subject:
Plotinus
Subject:
Porphyry.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Series:
Perennial Philosophy
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
279
Dimensions:
8.90x5.90x.90 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Drawing parallels with other traditions, U davinys emphasizes that Plotinus' philosophy was not a purely mental or rational exercise, but a complete way of life incorporating the spiritual virtues. Plotinus is widely regarded as the founder of the school of Neo-Platonism and this book provides an introduction to his teachings and an informative commentary on the Enneads. Also included is a commentary by Plotinus' leading disciple, Porphyry (c. 233-305 A.D.), on an enigmatic passage from Homer's epic, the Odyssey.
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