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The Relation Between Sensible and Intelligible Reality

Dominic J. O'Meara

in Plotinus

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780198751472
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198751478.003.0003
 The Relation Between Sensible and Intelligible Reality

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The relation of presence or participation between sensible and intelligible reality is discussed in terms of Plotinus’ explanation of how soul is present in body (as distinct from the presence of body in body) and present to itself, the presence of soul in body signifying body's dependence on soul. How soul acts on body is also discussed.

Keywords: action; body; dependence; Plotinus; presence; soul

Chapter.  4206 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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