PLOTINUS (204 CE - 270 CE)


  • Plotinus and the Confluence of Traditions, Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Department of Classical Philology, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 23-25

  • Les origines de la pensée de Plotin, le Centre de Philosophie ancienne, l'Université Libre de Bruxelles, Octobre 22, 2005

  • L'ame selon Plotin: L'âme entre l'intelligible et le sensible dans l'ouvre plotinienne, Département de Philosophie, Université de Paris X, Nanterre September 23-25, 2004



  • Anthologies:
    • Reading Plotinus.  Ed. K. Corrigan.  West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2005.
    • Plotini Opera.  3 Vols.  Ed. Paul Henry and Hans-Rudolph Schwyzer.  1964-1982. 
    • The Essential Plotinus: Representative Treatises from the Enneads.  Ed. Elmer O'Brien.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 1964. 
  • Selected Individual Works:
    • Enneads
      • 7 Volumes.  Ed. and trans. A. H. Armstrong.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1966-1988.
        • Ennead I, Tractate 6; Ennead V, Tractate 1; Ennead V, Tractate 3.  Ancient Philosophy.  Vol. 1 of Philosophic Classics.  Ed. Forrest Baird.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1994.  535-552.
      • The Six Enneads.  Trans. Stephen McKenna.  1921-1930; Rev. Ed. B. S. Page.  London: Faber and Faber, 1956; Abridged Version Ed. John Dillon.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1991.
        • Ennead V, Tractate 8: "On the Intellectual Beauty." 
          • The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism.  Ed. Vincent Leitch, et al.  New York: Norton, 2001. 
          • 174-185.
          • The Critical Tradition: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends.  Ed. David H. Richter.  Boston: Bedford, 1998.  110-118.
          • Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1971.  100-106.





  • Anthologies:
    • Gerson, Lloyd P., ed  Cambridge Companion to Plotinus.  Cambridge: CUP, 1986.
  • Selected Individual Works:
    • Armstrong, A. H.  "Plotinus."  Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy.  Ed. A. H. Armstrong.  Cambridge: CUP, 1967.  195-271.
    • Armstrong, A. H.  Plotinus.  1953.
    • Armstrong, A. H.  The Architecture of the Intelligible Universe in Plotinus.  Cambridge: CUP, 1940.
    • Atkinson, M. J. A.  A Commentary on Plotinus.  Oxford: OUP, 1983.
    • Blumenthal, H. J.  Plotinus's Psychology: his Doctrines of the Embodied Soul.  The Hague: Nijhoff, 1971.
    • Bréhier, Emile.,  The Philosophy of Plotinus.  1958.
    • Bussanich, John.  The One and its Relation to Intellect in Plotinus.  1967.
    • Daly, G. O.  Plotinus' Philosophy of the Self.  1973.
    • Deck, John N.  Nature, Contemplation and the One.  Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1967.
    • Emilsson, Eyjólfur Kjalar.  Plotinus on Intellect.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
    • Gerson, Lloyd P.  Plotinus.  1994.
    • Hines, Brian.  Return to the One: Plotinus's Guide to God-Realization.  Adrasteia, 2009.
    • Hadot, Pierre.  1963.
      • Plotinus, or the Simplicity of Vision.  Trans. Michael Chase.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.
    • Inge, William R.  The Philosophy of Plotinus.  1918.  Rpt. Hamden CT: Greenwood, 1968.
    • Mead, G. R. S.  The Spiritual World of Plotinus.  London: Quest, 1920.
    • O'Daly, Gerard.  Plotinus' Philosophy of the Self.  New York: barnes and Noble, 1973.
    • O'Meara, D. J.  Plotinus: an Introduction to the Enneads.  1993.
    • Pistorius, P. V.  Plotinus and Neoplatonism.  1952.
    • Remes, Pauliina.  Plotinus on Self: the Philosophy of the 'We'.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.
    • Rist, J. M.  Plotinus: the Road to Reality.  1967.
    • Slaveva-Griffin, Svetla.  Plotinus on Number.  Oxford: OUP, 2009.
    • Wimsatt, William, and Cleanth Brooks.  "The Neo-Platonic Conclusion: Plotinus and Some Medieval Themes."  Literary Criticism: a Short History.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957.  112-136.




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