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The Resource Plotinus on selfhood, freedom and politics, Asger Ousager

Plotinus on selfhood, freedom and politics, Asger Ousager

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Plotinus on selfhood, freedom and politics
Title
Plotinus on selfhood, freedom and politics
Statement of responsibility
Asger Ousager
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the most important philosophical work to emerge in the 700-year period between Aristotle and Augustine, The Enneads has been subject to intense scrutiny for more than 2000 years. But the mystical and abstract nature of these treatises by Plotinus continues to resist easy elucidation. In this volume, the latest in the Aarhus Studies on Mediterranean Antiquity, Asger Ousager grapples with the great neo-Platonist's conception of the individual. Is the individual free or determined? Is the Plotinian God subject to any compulsion Himself, and with what consequences for our inner and outer freedo
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Ousager, Asger
Dewey number
186.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B693.Z7
LC item number
O97 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Aarhus studies in Mediterranean antiquity
  • Acta Jutlandica,
  • Humanities series,
Series volume
  • 6
  • 79:1
  • 76
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plotinus
  • Political science
  • Plotin
  • Plotinus
  • Plotinus
  • Moi (Philosophie)
  • Autonomie (Psychologie)
  • Idées politiques
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Political and social views
  • Political science
  • Politische Philosophie
  • Zelf
  • Vrijheid
  • Politiek
Label
Plotinus on selfhood, freedom and politics, Asger Ousager
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--King's College (University of London), 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-351) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Selfhood; Freedom; Politics; Part I. SELFHOOD; Chapter I.A. Unification with Soul; Chapter I.B. Unification with Intellect; I.B.1. Memories of the body; I.B.2. Potentiality or actuality of Intellect?; I.B.2.a. Actualisation of Intellect; I.B.2.b. Actualisation of Forms; I.B.2.c. A failing criterion; I.B.3. Forms of particulars within Intellect; I.B.4. Intentionality within Intellect; I.B.5. The gaze of souls; I.B.6. In-esse and determinism; I.B.7. Is Intellect unified?; Chapter I.C. Unification with the One
  • I.C.1. Envisioning the OneI. C.2. The One within; I.C.3. Inferences from Proclus and Augustine; I.C.4. Annihilation or preservation?; I.C.4.a. Preservation of particularity; I.C.4.b. Annihilation of the particular self; I.C.5. Unity or plurality first?; Part II. FREEDOM; Chapter II. A. Sufficientreason behind causes; II. A.1. Reason and cause in Plato and Plotinus; II. A.2. Causa sui or ratio sui?; II. A.3. Plotinus interpreting the Euthyphro; II. A.4. Sufficient Providence; Chapter II. B. Distinguishable souls; Chapter II. C. Determinism disrupted; II. C.1. The causal nexus of ultimate unification
  • II. C.2. Absolute freedom attainedII. C.3. Two concepts of necessity; II. C.4. Determinism put into perspective; II. C.5. The absolute Self; II. C.6. Self-determination, self-causation and self-motion; II. C.7. Puppets, slaves or assistants?; Part III. POLITICS; Chapter III. A. Coming to imperial Rome; Chapter III. B. Political philosophy; III. B.1. The king; III. B.2. Inequality of worth; III. B.3. The general; III. B.4. The legislator; III. B.5. War; III. B.6. Power and wealth; III. B.7. The city-state; III. B.8. Homeland and empire; III. B.9. Dialogue, democracy and human rights
  • III. B.9.a. Gender, sex and loveIII. B.10. Efforts of individuals; Chapter III. C. The "Plotinus sarcophagus"; III. C.1. The chair of Plotinus?; III. C.2. Emperor Gallienus in the chair?; III. C.3. The iconographic touch of Plotinianism; Conclusion; Literature; Ancient and medieval authors with translations*; Modern authors; Index of passages; General index
Control code
236343677
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (397 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788779349131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)236343677
Label
Plotinus on selfhood, freedom and politics, Asger Ousager
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--King's College (University of London), 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-351) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Selfhood; Freedom; Politics; Part I. SELFHOOD; Chapter I.A. Unification with Soul; Chapter I.B. Unification with Intellect; I.B.1. Memories of the body; I.B.2. Potentiality or actuality of Intellect?; I.B.2.a. Actualisation of Intellect; I.B.2.b. Actualisation of Forms; I.B.2.c. A failing criterion; I.B.3. Forms of particulars within Intellect; I.B.4. Intentionality within Intellect; I.B.5. The gaze of souls; I.B.6. In-esse and determinism; I.B.7. Is Intellect unified?; Chapter I.C. Unification with the One
  • I.C.1. Envisioning the OneI. C.2. The One within; I.C.3. Inferences from Proclus and Augustine; I.C.4. Annihilation or preservation?; I.C.4.a. Preservation of particularity; I.C.4.b. Annihilation of the particular self; I.C.5. Unity or plurality first?; Part II. FREEDOM; Chapter II. A. Sufficientreason behind causes; II. A.1. Reason and cause in Plato and Plotinus; II. A.2. Causa sui or ratio sui?; II. A.3. Plotinus interpreting the Euthyphro; II. A.4. Sufficient Providence; Chapter II. B. Distinguishable souls; Chapter II. C. Determinism disrupted; II. C.1. The causal nexus of ultimate unification
  • II. C.2. Absolute freedom attainedII. C.3. Two concepts of necessity; II. C.4. Determinism put into perspective; II. C.5. The absolute Self; II. C.6. Self-determination, self-causation and self-motion; II. C.7. Puppets, slaves or assistants?; Part III. POLITICS; Chapter III. A. Coming to imperial Rome; Chapter III. B. Political philosophy; III. B.1. The king; III. B.2. Inequality of worth; III. B.3. The general; III. B.4. The legislator; III. B.5. War; III. B.6. Power and wealth; III. B.7. The city-state; III. B.8. Homeland and empire; III. B.9. Dialogue, democracy and human rights
  • III. B.9.a. Gender, sex and loveIII. B.10. Efforts of individuals; Chapter III. C. The "Plotinus sarcophagus"; III. C.1. The chair of Plotinus?; III. C.2. Emperor Gallienus in the chair?; III. C.3. The iconographic touch of Plotinianism; Conclusion; Literature; Ancient and medieval authors with translations*; Modern authors; Index of passages; General index
Control code
236343677
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (397 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788779349131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)236343677

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