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The notion of that which depends on us in Plotinus and its background

by Erik Eliasson

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Plotinus,
  • Ethics, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    Statementby Erik Eliasson.
    SeriesPhilosophia antiqua -- v. 113
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB693.Z7 E45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16701600M
    ISBN 109789004166141
    LC Control Number2008012861

    For a background on this work, it is recommended to also understand Plato’s speech on Diotima’s teachings about love, found in The Symposium. Plotinus Ennead III – V: On Love. On Love; whether it is a God or a Spirit or an affection of the soul, or whether one kind is a God or a Spirit, while another kind is a certain affection, and what kind. Plotinus on the Soul is a study of Plotinus' psychology, which is arguably the most sophisticated Platonist theory of the soul in antiquity. Plotinus offers a Platonist response to Aristotelian and Stoic conceptions of the soul that is at the same time an innovative interpretation of Plato's Timaeus.

      Plato Revived. Essays on Ancient Platonism in Honour of Dominic J. O’Meara, Berlin: de Gruyter, Pp. isbn This is an inspiring collection of twenty-four essays in German, French, English, and Italian, in honour of an outstanding scholar. The scientific quality of the essays is consistently good, and in several cases excellent, even though the thematic unity is. He examines the work of Plotinus both in its historical context and in its sustained systematic rigor. Focusing on Plotinus' defence of Platonism against Aristotle and on the development of Neoplatonism, Gerson constructs a powerful and systematic account of reality that is .

    Lovejoy mentions Plato's _Dialogues_, Plato's notion of "the Good" and "Absolute Being" (comparing this to the Vedanta), and the NeoPlatonists such as Plotinus. Lovejoy also examines the thought of Aristotle and explains the development of the principles of plenitude and continuity from his /5. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.


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The book traces the sources of this notion in Aristotle and its reception in Stoicism, Middle Platonism and Early Aristotelian by: 6. Get this from a library. The notion of that which depends on us in Plotinus and its background. [Erik Eliasson] -- The book analyses Plotinus' notion of 'that which depends on us', which although central to his ethics, has never been examined in a specific study.

This volume represents some of the activities of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy from the academic year It contains nine colloquia that were hosted by eight different colleges and universities in the greater Boston : Erik Eliasson. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Notion of That Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and Its Background (Philosoph at the best.

First, Plotinus extends the notion of what depends on us by applying it to the Intellect and to the One. But, secondly, he also narrows it. Where the Aristotelian notion was inclusive--the action depends on us if it originates from the agent, no matter how it originates--Plotinus, according to.

Description: Analyzing how Plotinus’ critical reception of the Aristotelian, Stoic and Middle-Platonist notions of 'that which depends on us' lead him to a highly original interpretation of the notion, this book shows the central role of this notion in the Plotinian account of human agency.

This book investigates 'what depends on us' (i(/)y tjijlÏv) in Plotinus' Enneads, in the light of its historical-philosophical background. Differentiating between èy rjfjiîv and its related concepts, E. examines traces of this notion in the tradition of writings preceding Plotinus in order to reveal Plotinus' contribution.

He focusses on. Erik Eliasson, The Notion of That Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and Its Background. Philosophia Antiqua, v. Leiden/Boston: Brill, Pp. xii, ISBN. In this Introduction, I will first of all specify the subject of the present study, i.e.

Plotinus’ notion of ’ μ ν and its background. 1 Secondly, I will give a brief outline of the historical-philosophical context and background of the issue of that which depends on us, τ ’ μ ν, in ancient philosophy.

List of philosophical publications by Deepa Majumdar (Purdue University North Central), including "Book review: Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy: An Introduction.

Bloomsbury history of philosophy, written by Stephen R. Clark", "To Eφ’ ‘Hmin in Plotinus - Eliasson The Notion of That Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and Its Background. xii + Leiden and Boston: Brill, Cased. • E. Eliasson, The Notion of “That Which Depends on Us” in Plotinus and its Background (Leiden: ).

• K. McGroarty, Plotinus on Eudaimonia.A Commentary on Ennead I.4 (Oxford: ). • D. O’Brien, Plotinus on the Origin of Matter (Naples: ).

• S. Magrin, “Sensation and Scepticism in Plotinus,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 39 (), 3) E. Eliasson, The Notion of That Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and its Background (Leiden: Brill, ), pp.

99 Euro. ISBN 4) This affinity between Epictetus and Plotinus has also been stressed recently in K. McGro-arty, Plotinus on Eudaimonia.

A Commentary on Ennead (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ). Review: Eliasson, E., () The Notion of That Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and Its Background, Leiden: E.J.

Brill, in Ancient Philosophy XXXI (1):Article Jan Review of Eliasson, E., () The Notion of That Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and Its Background, Leiden: E.J. Brill, in Ancient Philosophy XXXI (1):Read more ArticleAuthor: Giannis Stamatellos. The development of the notion of concupiscence in Saint Augustine / by: Beane, Jon T.

Published: () The notion of that which depends on us in Plotinus and its background by: Eliasson, Erik. Published: () Politics and morals, by: Croce, Benedetto, Erik Eliasson, Ph.D.

(), Uppsala University, is a Fellow at HCAS, Helsinki. His research covers Middle Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Aristotelian tradition, including The Notion of that Which Depends on Us in Plotinus and its Background. Philosophia Antiqua, Vol.Brill Start studying Phil_Exam2.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. This volume investigates the reasons why Plotinus, a philosopher inspired by Plato, made critical use of Epicurean philosophy. Eminent scholars show that some fundamental Epicurean conceptions pertaining to ethics, physics, epistemology and theology are drawn upon in the Enneads to discuss crucial notions such as pleasure and happiness, providence and fate, matter and the role of sense.

Plotinus and the Stoics: A Preliminary Study (Philosophia Antiqua) by Andreas Graeser: Iamblichi Chalcidensis in Platonis Dialogos Commentariorum Fragmenta: Iamblichus, the Platonic Commentaries by Iamblichus: 23 [Kinēsis akinētos]; a study of spiritual motion in the philosophy of Proclus by S.

E. Gersh: Alexander of Aphrodisias on.Plotinus (AD –) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly.

In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’ .In Aristotle’s influential terminology, one’s notion of volition depends on one’s notions of the voluntary (to hekousion), choice (prohairesis), and wish (boulēsis). It seems best, therefore, to start out with a concept of practical reasoning and then try to see how this may Author: Håvard Løkke.