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Plato and Heidegger : a question of dialogue

Author: Francisco José Gonzalez
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A study of Martin Heidegger's engagement with the philosophy of Plato. Examines how Heidegger's understanding--and misunderstanding--of Plato can help in assessing Heidegger's own philosophical  Read more...


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Named Person: Martin Heidegger; Platón
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco José Gonzalez
ISBN: 9780271035598 0271035595
OCLC Number: 916475127
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xv, 358 páginas ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: What is to be gained from a confrontation between Plato and Heidegger? --
Heidegger's critical reading of Plato in the 1920s. Dialectic, ethics, and dialogue ; Logos and being --
Heidegger on Plato's truth and untruth in the 1930s and 1940s. From the 1931-32 and 1933-34 courses on the essence of truth to "Plato's doctrine of truth" : Heidegger's transformation of Plato into Platonism through the interpretation of the sun and cava analogies of the Republic ; The dialogue that could have been : Heidegger on the Theaetetus ; The 1942 interpretation of [lethe] in the myth of Er (Republic Book 10) --
Opportunities for a dialogue with Plato in the late Heidegger. Calculative thinking, meditative thinking, and the practice of dialogue ; Dialectic and phenomenology in "Zeit und Sein" : a pivotal chapter in Heidegger's confrontation with Plato
Responsibility: Francisco J. Gonzalez.


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"Francisco Gonzalez's book is the most thorough study yet of Heidegger's encounter with the work of Plato throughout his career. Gonzalez traces the development of Heidegger's attitude toward Plato Read more...

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