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    Ennead: Life of Plotinus (Loeb Classical Library) (Hardback) By (author) Plotinus, Edited by Paul Henry, Translated by H. Armstrong

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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: Life of Plotinus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plotinus, Edited by Paul Henry, Translated by H. Armstrong
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 364
    Width: 119 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674994843
    ISBN 10: 0674994841
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC classification: PA
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    B&T Approval Code: A24204000
    DC22: 186.4
    DC21: 186.4
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15230
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 June 1989
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass
    Review quote
    Loeb features the best Greek text accompanied by a highly readable and clear English version.