David J. Yount's Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology, and Ethics PDF

By David J. Yount

This e-book argues opposed to the typical view that there aren't any crucial variations among Plato and the Neoplatonist thinker, Plotinus, at the problems with mysticism, epistemology, and ethics. starting by way of studying the ways that Plato and Plotinus declare that it really is attainable to have an final event that solutions the main major philosophical questions, David J. Yount offers a longer research of why we should always interpret either philosophers as mystics. The publication then strikes directly to exhibit that either philosophers proportion a trust in non-discursive wisdom and the tips on how to reach it, together with dialectic and recollection, and exhibits that they don't primarily fluctuate on any major perspectives on ethics.

Making large use of fundamental and secondary resources, Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology and Ethics indicates the similarities among the concept of those philosophers on various philosophical questions, comparable to meditation, divination, knowledge, wisdom, fact, happiness and love.

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