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Monism: Plotinus and some predecessors

John M. Rist

Monism: Plotinus and some predecessors

by John M. Rist

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plotinus,
  • Monism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John M. Rist.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB693Z7 R57 1965
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [329]-344.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15461250M

    PLOTINUS - PART I. The Life of Plotinus - About the One - Nous the World Soul - Religion and Ethics - Some Sayings of plotinus- The Universe is a Living Being - The One Transcends the World. NOUS "Knowledge has three degrees: opinion, science, illumination. The means or instrument of the first is sense; of the second dialectic; of the third, intuition.". Monism is a philosophical and cosmological stance which posits an ultimate Unity of all things, and that all apparent differences, distinctions, divisions and separations are ultimately only apparent or partial aspects of an ultimate whole. It has arisen and developed with many diverse forms of emphasis, in widely diverse and distinct philosophical, mystical, religious and scientific.

      Yes, in my opinion, Spinoza’s idea of Substance, and Lao Tzu’s idea of the Tao, and Plotinus’ idea of The One — are all the same. They are all about God. Spinoza was explicit about it. He openly said the Substance is God. Lao Tzu regarded the Tao.   Aristotle and Plotinus both hold that a divine, self-thinking intellect (hereafter Nous) serves as a metaphysical principle of the r, whereas Aristotle holds that Nous is the highest metaphysical principle, Plotinus famously subordinates Nous to the One. The question that Mark D. Nyvlt pursues in this book is whether Plotinus’s subordination of Nous to the One is justified. This book is a revised version, with some omissions, of a Cambridge doctoral dissertation submitted in I fear that it still bears marks of its origins. The dissertation itself was the result of an earlier scheme to identify the sources of Plotinus' psychological doctrines. In the course of.

    Comparative Philosophy () JUST Comparative Philosophy Volume 4, No. 2 (): xxx-xxx Open Access / ISSN NEOPLATONISM AND PARAMĀDVAITA MICHAL JUST ABSTRACT: There has long been a debate on the possible similarity between some forms of Indian and Greek idealistic monism (Advaita and Neoplatonism).After a basic Author: Michal Just. So€Plotinus€often€is€hard€to€pin€down.€For€example,€some€scholars€consider€that€he€is more€of€a€mystical€monotheist€than€a€monist.€Mystical€monotheism€is,€of€course,€even further€away€from€non­dualism€than€is€monism.€The€general€scholarly€consensus,€though. Priority monism states that all existing things go back to a source that is distinct from them; e.g., in Neoplatonism everything is derived from The One. In this view only one thing is ontologically basic or prior to everything else. Porphyry of Tyre (, Porphýrios; فرفوريوس, Furfūriyūs; c. – c. AD) was a Neoplatonic philosopher who was born in Tyre, in the Roman Empire.


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NYVLT, Mark J. Aristotle and Plotinus on the Intellect: Monism and Dualism Revisited. Lanthan, Md.: Lexington Books, xiv + pp.

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