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The Third Way: New Directions in Platonic Studies

Francisco J. Gonzalez - Philosophy - 1995 - 269 pages
The study of Plato's dialogues has traditionally oscillated between two paradigms: one that portrays the dialogues as treatises expounding doctrines and one that sees them as ...
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Akrasia in Greek Philosophy: From Socrates to Plotinus

Christopher Bobonich, Pierre Destrée - Philosophy - 2007 - 307 pages
The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek ...
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Ancient Perspectives on Aristotle's De Anima

Gerd van Riel, Pierre Destrée - Philosophy - 2009 - 196 pages
Aristotle's treatise "On the Soul" figures among the most influential texts in the intellectual history of the West. It is the first systematic treatise on the nature and ...
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Plato and Heidegger: A Question of Dialogue

Francisco J. Gonzalez - Philosophy - 2009 - 358 pages
"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 ...
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Plato and Heidegger: A Question of Dialogue

Francisco J. Gonzalez - Philosophy - 2009 - 376 pages
"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 ...
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Plato and the Poets

Pierre Destrée, Fritz-Gregor Herrmann - Philosophy - 2011 - 434 pages
The nineteen essays presented here aim to illuminate the ways poetry and the poets are discussed by Plato throughout his writing career. As well as throwing new light on old ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle's <EM>Politics</EM>

Marguerite Deslauriers, Pierre Destrée - History - 2013 - 426 pages
One of the most influential works in the history of political theory, Aristotle's Politics is a treatise in practical philosophy, intended to inform legislators and to create ...
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A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics

Pierre Destrée, Penelope Murray - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 552 pages
The first of its kind, A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics presents a synoptic view of the arts, which crosses traditional boundaries and explores the aesthetic experience of the ...
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Plato's Symposium: A Critical Guide

Pierre Destrée, Zina Giannopoulou - Philosophy - 2017
Plato's Symposium is an exceptionally multi-layered dialogue. At once a historical document, a philosophical drama that enacts abstract ideas in an often light-hearted way, and ...
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