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Eros revisited : love for the indeterminate other

Author: Isaac B Rosler
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, cop. 2007.
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Dr. Isaac B. Rosler draws from the works of Plato, Butler, and Derrida to explore the unreadability of Eros's enigma and the desire to address its mystery through assertive and noncontradictory  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac B Rosler
ISBN: 9780739122020 0739122029
OCLC Number: 751556318
Description: x, 331 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Conceptions of Eros? Chapter 2 The Origin as Myth: The Beginning of Eros Chapter 3 The Lying Ego Chapter 4 Is There a Heterosexual World Out There? Chapter 5 Heterosexuality Revisited Chapter 6 The Double Detachment of Eros Chapter 7 Lethe and Aletheia Revisited Chapter 8 The Modern Desiring-Machine Revealed Chapter 9 The Tragedy of Correct and Assertive Seeming Chapter 10 The Oblivion of Eros Chapter 11 The State (polis) and the (Im)possibility of Turning Towards the Indeterminate Other Chapter 12 The Principle of Non-Contradiction: The Philosopher is and is not a Sophist Chapter 13 Plato's Phaedrus: The Possibility and Impossibility of Articulating Eros Chapter 14 Epilogue: Friendship Revisited
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Rosler's important and humane study inquires where Eros has gone in our modern world. Tracing the ways in which binary logics reduce the individual to a function of dialectic rather than an ecstatic Read more...

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