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The Three Primary Hypostases
A review of Plotinus' three primary hypostases.
# 141267 | 1,500 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Ancient Greek)


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This paper focuses on Plotinus, who claims to be an interpreter of a Platonic style ontology and who posits three primary hypostases, the building blocks of this ontology. This paper explores the natures of and relations between these three primary hypostases as Plotinus presents them, first explaining what a hypostases is, and then one by one giving brief outlines of The One, The Intelligence, and The Soul.

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"Platonic philosophy has inspired thinkers for thousands of years, giving various conceptual frameworks which future thinkers have used to explore subjects ranging from politics to the nature of human thought. This paper will focus on one such inspired thinker, Plotinus, who claims to be an interpreter of a Platonic style ontology (100). His interpretation of this abstracted ontology leads him to posit three primary hypostases, the building blocks of this ontology. This paper will explore the natures of and relations between these three primary hypostases as Plotinus presents them, first explaining what a hypostases is, and then one by one giving brief outlines of The One, The Intelligence, and The Soul. Included with..."

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