Plotinus Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Plotinus.

  • 3 Biographies
  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 16 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

1,200 words, approx. 5 pages
Plotinus PLOTINUS (205–270), founder of Neoplatonism. The Life of Plotinus, philosopher and mystic, was written by his pupil, Porphyry, who edited his master's lectures into six groups o... Read more
77 words, approx. 1 pages
Plotinus 204?-270 Greek philosopher whose writings were posthumously published in six books called the Enneads. Plotinus studied at Alexandria and went on to teach in Rome. His writings reinterpreted ... Read more
240 words, approx. 1 pages
Plotinus [addendum] What is it, Plotinus asks (Plotinus 1956), that lures the eye toward a beautiful sight and that draws the ear to a beautiful sound? It is the thrill that the soul feels in sensing ... Read more
8,544 words, approx. 29 pages
Plotinus(C. 205–270) Plotinus, usually considered the founder of Neoplatonism, was probably born in Lykopolis, Upper Egypt, and he may have been a Hellenized Egyptian rather than a Greek. He tu... Read more
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