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the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

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Eric Perl has presented us with a fine translation of Ennead V.
Critique: Erudite, insightful, deftly written, organized and presented, ably translated with an informed introduction and an informative commentary by Cinzia Arruza "Plotinus: Ennead II" is an especially recommended addition to personal, community, and academic library Greek Literary & Philosophy reference collections in general and Plotinus supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
Plotinus' own stance on Gnosticism has been presented to us in the 9th treatise of the 2nd Ennead entitled "Against the Gnostics".
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).
Furthermore, Ficino's commentary on Plotinus's Enneads might not have been as useful to Bruno as previously thought, if, in fact, Bruno gathered certain of his metaphysical notions (such as hypostasis) directly from the Liber.
After noting the general agreement among Calcidius, Macrobius, Proclus, and Boethius about the idea that the divine is somehow impressed upon the universe, Carugati focuses on the myths of Aphrodite in Plotinus's Enneads.
Lacan and the Classics--"Lacanian" readings of, inter alia, the Odyssey, Plato's Parmenides, Vergil's Georgics, and Plotinus's Enneads have already moved both Lacan and classical studies into fertile new ground.
5) Plotinus is the first ancient philosopher overtly to propose an equivalency between being and goodness (see Enneads 1.
That case was further complicated by the fact that Marius Victorinus's Latin translation of the Enneads, which Augustine used, is no longer extant.
In this idea, which underlies the entire letter, we can clearly see the re-use of an idea from Plotinus, whose pages on astrology in Enneads II and III fed into Ficino's profound meditation in his Disputatio contra iudicium astrologorum, before he subjected it to analytical examination in his Commentarium in Plotinum.
It should be kept in mind, though, that the critique of the causative function attributed to astrology is found in Plotinus's Enneads (2.
The essential Plotinus: Representative treatises from the Enneads by Plotinus.
6 and 8 (according to the numbers assigned the Psalms in the Vulgate) and Plotinus' Enneads 1.
Meanwhile a series of later works in the Platonic-Pythagorean tradition followed in 1488, including Synesius on Dreams; Iamblichus on the Egyptian Mysteries; Psellus on Daemons; Priscan on the Soul; Porphyry and Proclus on Sacrifice and Magic; the Mystical Theology and Divine Names of Dionysius; and in 1492, the long awaited Enneads of Plotinus.