Finitude and Transcendence in the Platonic Dialogues

Finitude and Transcendence in the Platonic Dialogues

by Drew A. Hyland

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ISBN-13: 9781438407401
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 428 KB

About the Author

Drew A. Hyland is Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy at Trinity College.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

1. The Place of Philosophy

2. Republic, Book 2, and the Origins of Political Philosophy

3. Plato's "Three Waves" and the Question of Utopia

4. Irony as Finite Transcendence

5. The Whole Tragedy and Comedy of Philosophy

6. Truth and Finitude: On Heidegger's Reading of Plato

7. But What about the Ideas?

Bibliography

Index of Names

Index of Subjects

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