The Enneads


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the title given to the works of the philosopher Plotinus, published by his pupil Porphyry; - so called because each of the six books into which it is divided contains nine chapters.

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There are a few translations of the Enneads already available in English, chief among them the Loeb edition by Armstrong.
Throughout the Enneads, they are crucial to understanding the specific causality of intelligible realities and the relation of participation between intelligible and sensible realms.
minor (1982), there is still much scope for philological analysis in the Enneads.
That tradition, most powerfully expressed in Plato's Symposium, the Enneads of Plotinus, and the Divine Names of Pseudo-Dionysius, tells us that the beauty we perceive in this face, that sunset, in this wide receiver's one-handed catch, or that violinist's sustained note are only particular manifestations of a higher reality, that of Beauty Itself, or Kalon.
Cooper successfully navigates the reader through the relevant parts of the Enneads.
However, probably the most influential attempt at harnessing Parmenides to the cart of Neoplatonism, stems from the Enneads (5.
These sentiments of exile and alienation from the "great forgotten language" (LHA 3) of the Logos remind one, too, of Plotinus's theories from the Enneads of "The There," the protos theos ("first God"), of nous ("mind"), the One, where the soul blissfully resides before it plunges into matter and history and darkness (LHA 240; Hagan 124).
That case was further complicated by the fact that Marius Victorinus's Latin translation of the Enneads, which Augustine used, is no longer extant.
The essential Plotinus: Representative treatises from the Enneads by Plotinus.
The first essay in the Enneads helps us come to understand our
Rather than accepting the unadulterated Plotinus of the Enneads, Celenza argues, Ficino viewed both his works and those of his student Porphyry through "Iamblichan eyes" (93), as providing a justification for theurgy and spiritual magic.