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作者 Gordon, Jill, 1962-
書名 Plato's erotic world : from cosmic origins to human death / Jill Gordon
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9781107024113 (hardback)
1107024110 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  184 P6971go 2012    在架上  -  30500101454299
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  B398.L9 G663 2012    在架上    30530001137272
說明 ix, 243 p. ; 24 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-234) and index
Cosmos -- Questioning -- Courage -- Matchmaking -- Self-knowledge -- Memory
"This book examines the fundamental importance of eros in Plato's writing, arguing that he sees the world as erotic from cosmic origins to human death"-- Provided by publisher. -- "Plato,s̥ entire fictive world is permeated with philosophical concern for eros, well beyond the so-called erotic dialogues. Several metaphysical, epistemological, and cosmological conversations , {65058}Timaeus, Cratylus, Parmenides, Theaetetus, and Phaedo , {65058}demonstrate that eros lies at the root of the human condition and that properly guided eros is the essence of a life well lived. This book presents a holistic vision of eros, beginning with the presence of eros at the origin of the cosmos and the human soul, surveying four types of human self-cultivation aimed at good guidance of eros, and concluding with human death as a return to our origins. The book challenges conventional wisdom regarding the ,e︠rotic dialogues, ̮and demonstrates that Plato,s̥ world is erotic from beginning to end: the human soul is primordially erotic and the well cultivated erotic soul can best remember and return to its origins, its lifelong erotic desire"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Plato
Erotica -- Philosophy
Philosophy, Ancient
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