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Published: 26 March 2009

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780195377194

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Plotinus on Number

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin

  • Offers the first comprehensive analysis of Plotinus' concept of number alone, beginning from its origin in Plato and the Neopythagoreans and ending with its influence on Porphyry's arrangement of the Enneads.
  • Pays tribute to the Neopythagorean influence of Plotinus' concept of number
  • The study is unique as it uses three approaches which are usually kept apart in the scholarship: historical, philosophical, and literary

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