Soul, Intellect, and the Forms

Dominic J. O'Meara

in Plotinus

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780198751472
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598128 | DOI:
 Soul, Intellect, and the Forms

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Discusses the relation between soul and Intellect, and between Intellect and the (Platonic) Forms. Plotinus’ thesis of the identity of Intellect and its object of thought (the Forms) is the conclusion also of his discussion of the problems of truth and of self‐knowledge.

Keywords: Forms; intellect; Platonism; Plotinus; self‐knowledge; soul; truth

Chapter.  4109 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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