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    DescriptionPlotinus (204/5-270 CE) was the first and greatest of Neoplatonic philosophers. His writings were edited by his disciple Porphyry, who published them many years after his master's death in six sets of nine treatises each (the Enneads). Plotinus regarded Plato as his master, and his own philosophy is a profoundly original development of the Platonism of the first two centuries of the Christian era and the closely related thought of the Neopythagoreans, with some influences from Aristotle and his followers and the Stoics, whose writings he knew well but used critically. He is a unique combination of mystic and Hellenic rationalist. His thought dominated later Greek philosophy and influenced both Christians and Moslems, and is still alive today because of its union of rationality and intense religious experience. In his acclaimed edition of Plotinus, Armstrong provides excellent introductions to each treatise. His invaluable notes explain obscure passages and give reference to parallels in Plotinus and others.


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    Title
    Ennead: Bk. 5
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plotinus, Translated by A.H. Armstrong
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 419
    Width: 109 mm
    Height: 157 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674994898
    ISBN 10: 0674994892
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
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    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    LC classification: B
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Abridged Dewey: 180
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    DC22: 186.4
    DC21: 186.4
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15230
    B&T Approval Code: A10201526
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 September 1984
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass