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Plotinus

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Ennead V 1 : commentary with prolegomena and translation
Abstract:

The Prolegomena begin by pointing out the present lack of detailed, critical work on Plotinus., Then, after a resumé of the events of Plotinus' life, the problem of the date of composition of V 1, and its title, are discussed. Space is devoted to discussion of the purpose of the treatise, which, despite its title, is protreptic, to lead the soul to the Intelligible World and beyond by reminding it of its high status. The methodology of the Commentary is outlined, and a list of passages is...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
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Author
Publication date:
1979
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602329547
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-06-22

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