The Heart of Plotinus
The Essential Eneads Including Porphyry's On the Cave of the NymphseBook - 2009
What can the ancient philosophy of Plotinus (204-270 A.D.) teach us today? Drawing parallels with other wisdom traditions of the East and West, U¿ℓdavinys emphasizes that Plotinus' philosophy was not a purely mental or rational exercise, but a complete way of life incorporating the spiritual virtues. Plotinus, the renowned Egyptian sage and philosopher of the classical world, is widely regarded as the founder of the school of Neo-Platonism, which sought to revive the teachings of Plato. This book provides an extensive introduction to Plotinus' teachings and an informative commentary on the Enne.
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, Inc., c2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 279 p.)