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Open Access On The Necessity of Individual Forms in Plotinus

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On The Necessity of Individual Forms in Plotinus

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Each particular possesses its own form by virtue of its rational principle by which it expresses its universal in its unified and intelligible individuality. Logos is able to express its form uniquely because of the infinite possibilities inherent within and among the perfect, immutable Forms (eidos); all of the possibilities of formal expression exist within the intelligible cosmos. Insofar as this is the case, particular forms can be identified qua individual, by virtue of their intrinsic unity; the oneness of each individual thing, by which it is distinguished from all others, is owing to the One, in which and by which all things have their being and intelligibility.


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