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The argument of the action : essays on Greek poetry and philosophy

Author: Seth Benardete; Ronna Burger; Michael Davis
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
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"Benardete's philosophic reading of the poets and his poetic reading of the philosophers share a common ground that makes this collection a whole. The key, suggested by his reflections on Leo Strauss in the last piece, lies in the question of how to read Plato. Benardete's way is characterized not just by careful attention to the literary form that separates doctrine from dialogue and speeches from deed; rather, by
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benardete, Seth.
Argument of the action.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606326277
Named Person: Homer.; Plato.; Homère.; Platon.; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Benardete; Ronna Burger; Michael Davis
ISBN: 0226042510 9780226042510
OCLC Number: 43076851
Description: xxi, 434 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The First Crisis in First Philosophy --
2. Achilles and the Iliad --
3. The Aristeia of Diomedes and the Plot of the Iliad --
4. The Furies of Aeschylus --
5. Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus --
6. Euripides' Hippolytus --
7. On Greek Tragedy --
8. Physics and Tragedy: On Plato's Cratylus --
9. On Plato's Symposium --
10. Protagoras's Myth and Logos --
11. On Plato's Lysis --
12. On Interpreting Plato's Charmides --
13. Plato's Laches: A Question of Definition --
14. On Plato's Phaedo --
15. Plato is Theaetetus: On the Way of the Logos --
16. On Plato's Sophist --
17. The Plan of Plato's Statesman --
18. On the Timaeus --
19. On Wisdom and Philosophy: The First Two Chapters of Aristotle's Metaphysics A --
20. Strauss on Plato.
Responsibility: Seth Benardete ; edited and with an introduction by Ronna Burger and Michael Davis.
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This volume brings together Seth Benardete's studies of Hesiod's "Theogony", Homer's "Iliad", Greek tragedy, 11 Platonic dialogues, and Aristotle's "Metaphysics". These essays span 40 years of his  Read more...

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