Plotinus the Platonist: A Comparative Account of Plato and Plotinus' Metaphysics

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In this insightful new book David J. Yount argues, against received wisdom, that there are no essential differences between the metaphysics of Plato and Plotinus. Yount covers the core principles of Plotinian thought: The One or Good, Intellect, and All-Soul (the Three Hypostases), Beauty, God(s), Forms, Emanation, Matter, and Evil. After addressing the interpretive issues that surround the authenticity of Plato's works, Plotinus: The Platonist deftly argues against the commonly held view that Plotinus is best interpreted ...

Plotinus the Platonist: A Comparative Account of Plato and Plotinus' Metaphysics 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472575210

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