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Chorology: On Beginning in Plato's Timaeus (Studies in Continental Thought)

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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 Metaphysics

In Chorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discourses

in 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.

Synopsis:

This excellent work... deserves the serious consideration of all who areinterested in contemporary philosophy as well as those who concern themselves withancient philosophy, especially Plato. — Review of Metaphysics

InChorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discourses

in thehistory of philosophy. Plato's discourse on the chora — the chorology — forms thepivotal moment in the Timaeus. The implications of the chorology are momentous andcommunicate with many of the most decisive issues in contemporary philosophicaldiscussions.

Table of Contents

Prologue

1. Remembrance of the City

Reception

The Eidetic City

The Archaic City

2. Production of the Cosmos

Prelude

Animating the cosmic body

The Starry Heaven

Gods and Mortals

3. The Chora

Another Beginning

Images of the Chora

Chorology

4. Traces of the Chora

From Traces to Primary Bodies

Epichorology

The Political Frame

5. Reinscriptions

Forgery

Reductions

Appropriation

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253213082
Author:
Sallis, John
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Plato
Subject:
Metaphysics
Subject:
Beginning
Subject:
Chåora
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Classics; Continental; Philosophy
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Studies in Continental Thought (Paperback)
Series Volume:
FS-081-98
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 figures, 1 index
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.22 x 6.16 x 0.58 in

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Product details 192 pages Indiana University Press - English 9780253213082 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This excellent work... deserves the serious consideration of all who areinterested in contemporary philosophy as well as those who concern themselves withancient philosophy, especially Plato. — Review of Metaphysics

InChorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discourses

in thehistory of philosophy. Plato's discourse on the chora — the chorology — forms thepivotal moment in the Timaeus. The implications of the chorology are momentous andcommunicate with many of the most decisive issues in contemporary philosophicaldiscussions.

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