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Neoplatonism |Plotinus on the soul

Dive into the world of Plotinus and his philosophy with this comprehensive guide. Learn about his ideas on the nature of reality, the soul, and the divine. Philosophy of  Plotinus  : A Deep Dive into his Philosophy Plotinus was a philosopher who lived in the third century AD and is considered one of the most important figures in the development of Neoplatonism . His ideas on the nature of reality, the soul, and the divine have had a profound impact on Western philosophy and continue to be studied and debated today. In this guide, we will explore the key concepts of Plotinus' philosophy and their relevance to modern thought.  The metaphysics of Plotinus begins with a Holy Trinity: The One, Spirit and Soul. These three are not equal, like the Persons of the Christian Trinity; the One is supreme, Spirit comes next, and Soul last. What is Neoplatonism? Neoplatonism is a philosophical system that emerged in the third century AD and was developed by the philosopher Plotinus. It is based