ON WELL BEING – Rooted in the Good Itself

Ennead 1.4 - Pic 3

In this tractate Plotinus presents how we are to live well and reach our true good. Despite the present & more popular notion of living well, which has come to be associated with power & wealth, he takes the higher road instead. For Plotinus, regardless of our circumstances in life, be it poverty or sickness, the good life consists of exercising the… 


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“Plato was right in maintaining that the man who intends to be wise and in a state of well-being must take his good from There, from above, and look to that good and be made like it and live by it.” Ennead I.4.16






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