Philosophical Grounds for Mystical Intuition in Plotinus
Ritsuko Okano was a visiting scholar at the UPR 76 of
the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris from 1991 to 1992.
She received the Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy from Gakushuin
University (Tokyo) in 1996 for her dissertation on the indefinite aspect of
Intellect in Plotinus. She is currently working on a book on Plotinus‘
epistemology (Tokyo: Chisenshokan). She also works on the representative
philosopher of Japan, KitarŠ Nishida. She may be reached by e-mail at