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Retracting the Platonic Text

John Edward Russon (author)

ISBN: 9780810117037

Publication Date: Jan 2000

Format: Paperback

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Written from a continental perspective, these essays reveal dimensions of Platonic texts that remain undiscovered by traditional philosophy. Particular emphasis is placed on interpretations of the Platonic dialogue as a whole, which challenges contemporary philosphical assumptions.
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Written from a continental perspective, these essays reveal dimensions of Platonic texts that remain undiscovered by traditional philosophy. This collection of philosophers of Continental philosophy focuses on the dialogues' literary elements. Particular emphasis is placed on interpretations of the Platonic dialogue as a whole, which challenges contemporary philosphical assumptions. The result illustrates the inestimable depth of Platonic thought, as well as the debt of all philosophy to it.
Pages 216
Date Published 31 Jan 2000
Publisher Northwestern University Press
Series Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Subject/s Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500   Philosophy of language  

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