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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 231–234.
Published: 01 April 2014
... somewhat difficult—the introductory notes to both commentaries are lost, Damascius's is preserved only in note form (1), and Olympiodorus's breaks off before the end (151). Gertz thus allows himself to “draw freely” on a rich background of texts, by philosophers such as Plotinus, Alcinous, Porphyry...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 533–535.
Published: 01 October 2009
... Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus, took pains to emphasize that his...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 536–540.
Published: 01 October 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 540–542.
Published: 01 October 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 543–546.
Published: 01 October 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 546–551.
Published: 01 October 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 551–555.
Published: 01 October 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 October 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS Giannis Stamatellos, Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus’ “Enneads.” Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. xi + 270 pp. Plotinus obviously read and thought about Plato a great deal. Yet his student Porphyry, in his Life of Plotinus...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 57–96.
Published: 01 January 2003
... but from striking on it,” the red and white colors in porphyry will “Vanish.” He asks whether anyone can think that “those Ideas of whiteness and redness, are really in Porphyre in the light, when ’tis plain it has no colour in the dark?” (2.8.19). At 2.31.2, he suggests that whereas solidity...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 January 2015
... this conceptual analysis as a way of making Locke's definition of secondary qualities as powers to produce ideas in us compatible with his claims that porphyry has no color in the dark and his claim that gold would cease to be yellow in a vacuum, but the analysis is interesting in its own right. For the most...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 293–336.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to change depending on the lighting conditions. Locke uses this strategy in his discussion of the porphyry in An Essay on Human Understanding (II.viii.19). When the lights are on, the porphyry looks red and white. Turn off the lights, and these colors vanish. Whether the lights are on or off does...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 149–155.
Published: 01 January 2007
... E. 2006. Plato and Aristotle in Agreement? Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry. Oxford Philosophical Monographs. Oxford: Clarendon. x + 419 pp. 151 BOOKS RECEIVED Kymlicka, Will, and Baogang He. 2005...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 517–523.
Published: 01 October 2006
... in Syracuse at the court of Dionysius, the report (credible or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 524–526.
Published: 01 October 2006
... in Syracuse at the court of Dionysius, the report (credible or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 527–529.
Published: 01 October 2006
... in Syracuse at the court of Dionysius, the report (credible or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 530–532.
Published: 01 October 2006
... or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study Pythagoras Revived (1989), the goal of which was to show...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 533–535.
Published: 01 October 2006
... or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study Pythagoras Revived (1989), the goal of which was to show...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 536–539.
Published: 01 October 2006
... or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study Pythagoras Revived (1989), the goal of which was to show...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 540–542.
Published: 01 October 2006
... in Syracuse at the court of Dionysius, the report (credible or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 543–545.
Published: 01 October 2006
... or not) in Porphyry’s Life of Ploti- nus (12) affords us the opportunity of imagining Plotinus as a head of state— and most unlikely leader—in a late-antique Magnesia or even Kallipolis. This work follows up O’Meara’s brilliant study Pythagoras Revived (1989), the goal of which was to show...