Plotinus, Self and the World ` (BOK)

Raoul Mortley

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Plotinus, Self and the World addresses the question of the individual subject in its relationship with the world, the 'all'. It traces the self through its experience of memory and forgetfulness, looks at whether the idea of the subconscious exists in Plotinus, and notes the probable impact of Plotinus' thought on the development of the autobiography, in the form of Augustine's Confessions. Augustine historicises the Plotinian individual self. The book reinterprets the idea of to oikeion in Plotinus and places great emphasis on the importance of the idea of 'having', and the ability to possess is itself linked to being: thus we are close to the idea of personal authenticity. Lastly the book examines Plotinus' view of images and art, and notes his respect for the beauty of the human face. His positive view of the physical world is stressed.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Raoul Mortley
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107040243
Antall sider 162 Dimensjoner 14,4cm x 22,2cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 326 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd