On Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise: A Symposium

On Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise: A Symposium

by P. Goodchild (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349470259
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/07/2013
Series: Radical Theologies and Philosophies
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Philip Goodchild is Professor of Religion and Philosophy in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of Gilles Deleuze and the Question of Philosophy, Deleuze and Guattari: An Introduction to the Politics of Desire, Capitalism and Religion: The Price of Piety, and Theology of Money. He is also currently a Senior Fellow of the Rethinking Capitalism Initiative, University of California Santa Cruz, USA.

Table of Contents

An Invitation: Alcibiades Editor's Preface 1. Thinking and Life: The Speech of Phaedrus 2. Ends and Illusions: The Speech of Pausanias 3. Hypocrisy: The Speech of Eryximachus 4. Dispositions and Interests: The Speech of Aristophanes 5. Mutual Attention: The Speech of Agathon 6. Death and Love: The Speech of Socrates Conclusion: Alcibiades' Confession Appendix: Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise

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