Save

Transgressing Boundaries: Plotinus and the Gnostics

In: Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies
Author: John D. Turner1
View More View Less
Download Citation Get Permissions

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institution

Purchase

Buy instant access (PDF download and unlimited online access):

€29.95$34.95

An examination of instances of Plotinus’s critique in the first ten chapters of Enneades ii.9, commonly called “Against the Gnostics,” regarding doctrines reflected in the Sethian Platonizing treatises and the Valentinian Tripartite Tractate insofar they may be appropriately considered as transgressions of Platonic metaphysics and of traditional principles of philosophical hermeneutics and etiquette that may or may not merit the designation “countercultural.”

Content Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 455 198 5
Full Text Views 180 3 0
PDF Views & Downloads 50 14 0