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Parmenides, Plato, and mortal philosophy : return from transcendence

Author: Vishwa Adluri; Parmenides.
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2011.
Series: Continuum studies in ancient philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a new interpretation of Parmenides' philosophical poem On Nature, Vishwa Adluri considers Parmenides as a thinker of mortal singularity, a thinker who is concerned with the fate of irreducibly unique individuals. Adluri argues that the tripartite division of Parmenides' poem allows the thinker to brilliantly hold together the paradox of speaking about being in time and articulates a tragic knowing: mortals may  Read more...
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Adluri, Vishwa.
Parmenides, Plato, and mortal philosophy.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2010018302
(OCoLC)606768115
Named Person: Parmenides.; Plato.; Parmenides.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vishwa Adluri; Parmenides.
ISBN: 9781441139108 1441139109
OCLC Number: 703255362
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages).
Contents: pt. 1. Beginnings : Arkhai --
pt. 2. Parmenides --
pt. 3. Plato and the pre-Socratic --
pt. 4. Forewording.
Series Title: Continuum studies in ancient philosophy.
Responsibility: Vishwa Adluri.

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In a fresh interpretation of Parmenides' philosophical poem "On Nature", this book considers Parmenides as a thinker of mortal singularity, a thinker who is concerned with the fate of irreducibly  Read more...

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