Ennead III.6: On the Impassivity of the Bodiless

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorPlotinus, Barrie Fleet

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Plotinus (c. AD 205-270) can be regarded as the greatest Greek philosopher of late Antiquity, and as the father of Neoplatonism. His Enneads (`the nines') are now recognised as seminal works in the development of Western thought. This book is the only detailed scholarly commentary available onthis part of Plotinus' work, and should be invaluable to all scholars interested in ancient philosophy and early Christian theology. All Greek in the commentary is translated.

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Plotinus (c. AD 205-270) can be regarded as the greatest Greek philosopher of late Antiquity, and as the father of Neoplatonism. His Enneads (`the nines') are now recognised as seminal works in the development of Western thought. This book is the only detailed scholarly commentary available onthis part of Plotinus' work, and should be ...

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With the growth of interest in later Greek philosophy, the importance of Plotinus (AD 205-270) as a seminal influence on later thinkers, both pagan and Christian, is being increasingly recognized. The Enneads have been readily available for some time, both in Greek and in English translation, and there is no shortage of scholarly writi...

Plotinus (ca. 205-270) was a major philosopher in the ancient world and is widely considered the father of Neoplatonism. D. B. Fleet is at The Leys School, Cambridge.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:338 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.98 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198149654

ISBN - 13:9780198149651

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`The translation reads well and ... the commentary is generally excellent.'H.J. Blumenthal, Univ of Liverpool, Hermathena