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An inquiry into the clash, or confluence, of the oldest and newest stream of Western philosophical tradition: Hellenic rationalism and its nemesis, poststructuralism. Ten superb scholars from several disciplines engage the ultimate issues of literary theory. An indispensable book.
Complete with a comprehensive bibliography, index of names and index of subjects.
Harry Berger Jr.
David M. Halperin
Douglass H. Thomson
|Publisher:||Wipf & Stock Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Steven Shankman is Distinguished Professor of English and Classics in the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon, and Director of the Oregon Humanities Center.
Table of Contents
Foreword Page duBois v
Preface Steven Shankman viii
Part 1 Plato and/or Postmodernism?
1 Plato and Postmodernism Steven Shankman 3
2 Socrates, Modernism, and the Problem of a Genuine Postmodernism Eugene Webb 29
Part 2 Dialogues with Postmodernism
3 Plato and the Erotics of Narrativity David M. Halperin 43
4 Phaedrus and the Politics of Inscription Harry Berger 76
5 On the ars combinatoria of Plato's Cratylus Djelai Kadir 115
6 Coming to Terms: Plato' Cratylus in the Light of Postmodernism Douglass H. Thomson 122
7 An Act of Imaginative Oblivion: Eric Voegelin's Analysis and the Parmenides Louis Orsini 134
Part 3 Plato and the Feminine
8 Plato, Kristeva, and the Chora: Figuring the Unfigurable Linda Kintz 145
9 Plato's Practice: Genealogy and Mathematics Sharon Larisch 161
Index of Names 177
Index of Subjects 178