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Ideas of Plotinus, by Text

[Greek, 205 - 270, Born in Egypt. Porphyry was his pupil. Based in Alexandria. Died in Rome.]

245 The Enneads
p.47 Ecstasy is for the neo-Platonist the highest psychological state of man [Feuerbach]
4.2.2 p.15 If soul was like body, its parts would be separate, without communication
5.1.02 p.348 Soul is author of all of life, and of the stars, and it gives them law and movement
5.1.02 p.349 Our soul has the same ideal nature as the oldest god, and is honourable above the body
5.1.03 p.350 Even the soul is secondary to the Intellectual-Principle [Nous], of which soul is an utterance
5.1.04 p.351 Being is the product of pure intellect
5.1.05 p.352 Number determines individual being
5.1.06 p.353 How can multiple existence arise from the unified One?
5.1.06 p.354 Because the One is immobile, it must create by radiation, light the sun producing light
5.1.06 p.354 Soul is the logos of Nous, just as Nous is the logos of the One
5.1.07 p.355 The One does not exist, but is the source of all existence
5.1.10 p.359 The One is a principle which transcends Being
5.1.10 p.359 The soul is outside of all of space, and has no connection to the bodily order
5.1.11 p.359 The Soul reasons about the Right, so there must be some permanent Right about which it reasons
5.1.12 p.360 The movement of Soul is continuous, but we are only aware of the parts of it that are sensed
5.1.12 p.360 A person is the whole of their soul