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Chorology : On Beginning in Plato's Timaeus

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This excellent work... deserves the serious consideration of all who are interested in contemporary philosophy as well as those who concern themselves with ancient philosophy, especially Plato." -Review of MetaphysicsIn Chorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discoursesin the history of philosophy. Plato's discourse on the chora-the chorology-forms the pivotal moment in the Timaeus. The implications of the chorology are momentous and communicate with many of the most decisive issues in contemporary philosophical discussions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 4 figures, 1 index
  • 0253213088
  • 9780253213082
  • 485,680

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"This excellent work ... deserves the serious consideration of all who are interested in contemporary philosophy as well as those who concern themselves with ancient philosophy, especially Plato." Review of Metaphysicsshow more

Table of contents

Prologue1. Remembrance of the City Reception The Eidetic City The Archaic City2. Production of the Cosmos Prelude Animating the cosmic body The Starry Heaven Gods and Mortals3. The Chora Another Beginning Images of the Chora Chorology4. Traces of the Chora From Traces to Primary Bodies Epichorology The Political Frame5. Reinscriptions Forgery Reductions Appropriationshow more

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