Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republic
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BeschreibungA sensitive and original reading of Plato's Republic that foregrounds the power of myth in the shaping of history.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction Proleptikon "First Part: "Old women telling tales"(350 e): The City in View, the City Envisioned " On Regeneration The Law of (Re)production "Second Part: "A tale was saved and not lost" (621 b): Vision at the End of the Visible " Preliminary Remarks in a Rhapsodic Form War Vision (Re)birth Un-ending
PortraitClaudia Baracchi is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The New School. Her articles on philosophy, art, and literary theory have appeared in numerous journals in English and Italian.
Pressestimmen"Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold... a very beautifully written book." --Walter Brogan, Villanova University " "Dr. Baracchi has produced a work that opens new and timely vistas within the Republic, probably the single most influential text in the history of Western thought. Her approach ... is thorough and rigorous. --John" "Sallis, Pennsylvania State University
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2002
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten