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Early Greek thought : before the dawn / James Luchte.

Author/Creator:
Luchte, James.
Publication:
New York : Continuum, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 197 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Contents:
Prologue : before the dawn
Meta-philosophy of early Greek thought
The motif of the dawn, or, On gossip
The dance of being : contexts of emergence and mytho-poetic horizons
"War is the mother of all things" : Nietzsche and the birth of philosophy
Aletheia and being : Heidegger contra Nietzsche
Philosophy as tragedy (and comedy) : a note on post-structuralism
The question of the first : Thales and Anaximander
Recoiling from the abyss : Anaximenes and Xenophanes
All is flux : Heraclitus
Eternal return of the soul : Pythagoras
Tragic differing : Parmenides
Love, strife, and mind : Empedocles and Anaxagoras
The divine beauty of chaos : Democritus
Plato in the shadow of the sublime
Epilogue. poetics, and the matheme : on Badiou.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
144114661X
9781441146618
Publisher no.:
99943986651
Web link:
The Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund Home Page
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