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Plotinus on beauty (Enneads 1.6 and 5.8.1-2) : the Greek text with notes / introduction and commentary by Andrew Smith.

By: Plotinus [author.].
Contributor(s): Smith, Andrew, 1945- [author,, editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Writings from the Greco-Roman world: 44.Publisher: Atlanta, GA : SBL Press, [2019]Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780884143963; 0884143961.Uniform titles: Enneads. Selections Subject(s): PlotinusAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Plotinus on beauty (Enneads 1.6 and 5.8.1-2).DDC classification: 186/.4 LOC classification: B693.A35 | S65 2019Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Life of Plotinus -- The Background to Plotinus's Thought -- General outline of his philosophical system -- Beauty and aesthetic theory in 1.6 and 5.8 -- Plato and Plotinus on art as imitation -- Beauty as symmetry -- The Value of Physical Beauty -- The influence of Plotinus's Theory of Beauty -- Plotinus's Greek -- Commentary -- Text.
Summary: "Plotinus, the founding father of Neoplatonism, composed On Beauty (Ennead 1.6), the foundational work for Neoplatonism. This volume translates into English with notes Plotinus's strong and systematic argument with Platonic reminiscences, and engaging exhortation to foster the inner self. A translation of his complementary statements on intelligible beauty are also included (Ennead 5.8.1-2)"-- Provided by publisher.
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Text in Greek with commentary in English.

Includes bibliographical references.

Life of Plotinus -- The Background to Plotinus's Thought -- General outline of his philosophical system -- Beauty and aesthetic theory in 1.6 and 5.8 -- Plato and Plotinus on art as imitation -- Beauty as symmetry -- The Value of Physical Beauty -- The influence of Plotinus's Theory of Beauty -- Plotinus's Greek -- Commentary -- Text.

"Plotinus, the founding father of Neoplatonism, composed On Beauty (Ennead 1.6), the foundational work for Neoplatonism. This volume translates into English with notes Plotinus's strong and systematic argument with Platonic reminiscences, and engaging exhortation to foster the inner self. A translation of his complementary statements on intelligible beauty are also included (Ennead 5.8.1-2)"-- Provided by publisher.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p> Andrew Smith is Emeritus Professor in the School of Classics at University College Dublin. He is the author of Plotinus, Porphyry and Iamblichus: Philosophy and Religion in Neoplatonism (2011), Boethius On Aristotle On Interpretation 1-3 (2010), Boethius On Aristotle On Interpretation 4-6 (2011), and Philosophy and Society in Late Antiquity (2005).</p>

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