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In spite of Plato : a feminist rewriting of ancient philosophy

Author: Adriana Cavarero
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995.
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This pathbreaking work pursues two interwoven themes. Firstly, it engages in a deconstruction of Ancient philosopher's texts--mainly from Plato, but also from Homer and Parmenides--in order to free four Greek female figures from the patriarchal discourse which for centuries had imprisoned them in a particular role. Secondly, it attempts to construct a symbolic female order, reinterpreting these figures from a new  Read more...
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Cavarero, Adriana.
In spite of Plato.
New York : Routledge, 1995
(OCoLC)654305224
Named Person: Demeter, (Greek deity)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adriana Cavarero
ISBN: 0415914469 9780415914468 0415914477 9780415914475
OCLC Number: 33474532
Description: xxii, 136 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Nonostante Platone.
Responsibility: Adriana Cavarero ; foreword by Rosi Braidotti ; translated by Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio and Áine O'Healy.
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Cavarero engages in a deconstruction of texts by Plato, Homer and Parmenides in order to free four Greek female figures from the patriarchal discourse which have imprisoned them for centuries.  Read more...

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