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The Enneads of Plotinus: A Commentary

Paul Kalligas

Abstract

This is the first volume of a groundbreaking commentary on one of the most important works of ancient philosophy, the Enneads of Plotinus—a text that formed the basis of Neoplatonism and had a deep influence on early Christian thought and medieval and Renaissance philosophy. This volume covers the first three of the six Enneads, as well as Porphyry’s Life of Plotinus, a document in which Plotinus’s student—the collector and arranger of the Enneads—introduces the philosopher and his work. A landmark contribution to modern Plotinus scholarship, this commentary is the most detailed and extensive ... More

Keywords: Neoplatonism, early Christian thought, Renaissance philosophy, medieval philosophy, Enneads, Plotinus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780691154213
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691154213.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Kalligas, author
University of Athens