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Plotinus and the presocratics

Giannis Stamatellos

Plotinus and the presocratics

a philosophical study of presocratic influences in Plotinus" Enneads

by Giannis Stamatellos

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English


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StatementGiannis Stamatellos.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22753893M
ISBN 109780791470619

Pre-Socratic philosophy is ancient Greek philosophy before Socrates and schools contemporary to Socrates that were not influenced by him. In Classical antiquity, the Presocratic philosophers were called physiologoi (Greek: φυσιολόγοι; in English, physical or natural philosophers). Their inquiries spanned the workings of the natural world as well as human society, ethics, and religion. makethemworkforyou.com: A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1: Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus () by Copleston, Frederick and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).

Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus (A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1) Paperback – Mar 1 by Frederick Copleston (Author) out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews. Book 1 of 9 in the A History of Philosophy Series. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats Reviews: Regarded as the founder of Neo-Platonism, Plotinus (AD ) was the last great philosopher of antiquity, producing 0works that proved in many ways a precursor to Renaissance thought. Plotinus was convinced of the existence of a state of supreme perfection and argued powerfully that it was necessary to guide the human soul towards this state.

Apr 17,  · Introduction to Presocratics presents a succinct introduction to Greek thinkers of the 6th and 5th century BCE and a thematic exploration of the topics and enquiries opened by these first philosophers and scientists of the Western tradition. Offers a concise, thematically organized introduction to the Presocratics Includes a previously unpublished translation of the main fragments of the Author: Giannis Stamatellos. A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1: Greece and Rome, from the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus (New) by Copleston, Frederick J. Publisher: Random House Binding: Paperback Book ID: , $


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The first book-length philosophical study on the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Filling the void in the current scholarship, Giannis Stamatellos provides the first book-length study of the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (– AD) assimilated eight centuries of Greek thought into his makethemworkforyou.com by: Nov 18,  · "The Essential Plotinus is a lifesaver.

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The translation is crisp and clear, and the excerpts are just right for an introduction to Plotinus' many-layered view of the world and humankind's place in it."Cited by: 2.

Plotinus and the Presocratics Stamatellos, Giannis Published by State University of New York Press Stamatellos, Giannis. Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus' Enneads.

The first book-length philosophical study on the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Filling the void in the current scholarship, Giannis Stamatellos provides the first book-length study of the Presocratic influences in Plotinus’ Enneads. Widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (– AD) assimilated eight centuries of Greek thought into his work.

Presocratics and developed further with more accuracy by Plato. On the other hand, Plotinus does not treat the Presocratics just as forerunners of Plato. Whenever Plotinus cites the Presocratics directly, he takes them seriously, in some cases harmonizing the Platonic and the Presocratic accounts, and show-Cited by: Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics.

A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus' Enneads, Albany, N. Joseph Torchia, Plotinus, Tolma, and the Descent of Being, New York, Peter Lang, ISBN ; Antonia Tripolitis, The Doctrine of the Soul in the thought of Plotinus and Origen, Libra Publishers Era: Ancient philosophy.

Widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (– AD) assimilated eight centuries of Greek thought into his work. In this book Stamatellos focuses on eminent Presocratic thinkers who are significant in Plotinus’ thought, including Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, the early Pythagoreans, and the early Atomists.

Widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus ( AD) assimilated eight centuries of Greek thought into his work. In this book Stamatellos focuses on eminent Presocratic thinkers who are significant in Plotinus’ thought, including Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, the early Pythagoreans, and the early Atomists.

Building on the virtues that made the first edition of "A Presocratics Reader" -- the most widely used sourcebook for the study of the Presocratics and Sophists -- this second edition offers even more value and a wider selection of fragments from these philosophical predecessors and contemporaries of.

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