The limit of the self in Plotinus

Plotinus was not an iconolast. If the image is a reflection, it derives its beauty and its meaning from its source. But its value lies in its transparence, and the value of transparence lies in the fact that here, difference is without distance.

Bibliographic Details
Author:A. Ch. Saget
Published: S.n., s.l., 1985
Volume:XIX
Pages:96-101
Periodical:Antichton, Jounral of the Australian Society for Classical Studies
Format:Article
Topic:- Biography > Relations and Sources > Platonism - Neo-platonism > Plotinus > Plotinus
Status:Needs Review
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Summary:Plotinus was not an iconolast. If the image is a reflection, it derives its beauty and its meaning from its source. But its value lies in its transparence, and the value of transparence lies in the fact that here, difference is without distance.