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The metaphysics of Dante's Comedy

Author: Christian Moevs
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
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Moevs offers a treatment of the metaphysical picture that grounds and motivates 'The Divine Comedy', and the relation between those metaphysics and Dante's poetics. He arrives at the conclusion that Dante believed that all of what we perceive as reality is in fact a creation or projection of conscious being.
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Moevs, Christian.
Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004052088
(OCoLC)55502672
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Moevs
ISBN: 9780198038962 0198038968 1423720962 9781423720966 9780195174618 0195174615
OCLC Number: 61344207
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages).
Contents: Non-duality and self-knowledge --
The Empyrean --
Matter --
Form --
Creation --
Sunrises and sunsets --
Is Dante telling the truth? --
No mind, no matter.
Series Title: Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
Responsibility: Christian Moevs.
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