Plotinus on Consciousness

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 26, 2018 - History - 218 pages
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Table of contents -- Acknowledgments -- Notes on the Text -- Introduction -- The Structure of the Book -- Chapter 1 Self -- 1.1 Levels of Selfhood -- 1.2 True Self as Intellect -- 1.3 Individuation of Intellect -- 1.4 Subjectivity -- Chapter 2 Consciousness Terms -- Chapter 3 First Layer: The Soul-Trace -- 3.1 The Qualified Body -- 3.2 Unification of the Qualified Body -- 3.3 Animal Awareness -- Chapter 4 Second Layer: The Lower Soul -- 4.1 The Role of the Imagination -- 4.2 Apprehension of Pleasures and Pains -- 4.3 Apprehension of Sense-Perception -- 4.3.1 Sense-Organs Are in Sympathy with External Objects -- 4.3.2 Sense-Perceptions Are Judgments -- 4.3.3 Soul's Power of Perception Is of Internal Images -- 4.4 Apprehension of Thought -- 4.4.1 The Meaning of Logos in IV.3.30 -- 4.4.2 The Relation between Intellect and Discursive Reasoning -- 4.4.3 The Relationship between Discursive Reasoning and Language -- 4.5 Consciousness of Thought -- Chapter 5 Third Layer: The Higher Soul -- 5.1 Intellect as Primary Thinker -- 5.2 Awareness in the Formation of Intellect -- 5.3 Awareness in Self-Intellection -- 5.4 Awareness in Human Intellection -- 5.5 The One's Awareness -- Chapter 6 Self-Determination -- 6.1 Providence, Destiny, and Human Action -- 6.2 Self-Determination -- Chapter 7 Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Modern Editions and Translations of the Enneads -- Secondary Literature -- General Index -- Index Locorum
 

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Contents

Self
6
Consciousness Terms
40
The Lower Soul
67
The Higher Soul
119
SelfDetermination
152
Conclusion
176
Bibliography
193
Index Locorum
208
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D. M. Hutchinson is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department of St Olaf College, Minnesota.

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