Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good (Veritas) por Kevin Corrigan

Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good (Veritas) por Kevin Corrigan
Titulo del libro : Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good (Veritas)
Fecha de lanzamiento : August 3, 2018
Autor : Kevin Corrigan
Número de páginas : 172
ISBN : 9781532645495
Editor : Cascade Books

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Kevin Corrigan con Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good (Veritas)

Páginas:172Géneros:12:HRAB:Philosophyofreligion12:HPJ:Philosophy:metaphysics&ontology12:HPCA:Westernphilosophy:Ancient,toc500Sinopsis:Thisbooktellsacompellingstoryaboutlove,friendship,andtheDivinethattookoverathousandyearstounfold.ItarguesthatmindandfeelingareintrinsicallyconnectedinthethoughtofPlato,Aristotle,andPlotinus,thatAristotledevelopedhistheologyandphysicsprimarilyfromPlatosSymposium(fromtheGreaterandLesserMysteriesofDiotima-Socratesspeech),andthattheBeautifulandtheGoodarenotcoincidentclasses,butirreducibleForms,andthelovingascentoftheSymposiummustbeinterpretedinthelightoftheRepublic,asthelatertraditionuptoFicinosaw.AgainsttheviewthatPlatonismisanescapefromtheambiguitiesofordinaryexperienceoropposedtolovingindividualsfortheirownsakes,thisbookarguesthatPlatodramatizestheambiguitiesofordinaryexperience,confrontsthepossibilityoffailure,andbequeathseroticmodelsforthelovingofindividualstolaterthought.Finally,itexaminesthePlatonic-AristotelianheritageontheDivinetodiscoverwhetherGodcanloveusback,andsituatesthedramaticdevelopmentofthislegacyinPlotinus,Iamblichus,Proclus,andDionysiustheAreopagite.Love,Friendship,Beauty,andtheGooddebunkstheacademicmythwhichhasencasedancientphilosophyanditslaterpaganandChristianpermutationsinacuriobox,availableforasterileanalyticalexamination,butdevoidofrelevancetothenitty-grittypsychologyofourdailylife.IttakesalifetimeofexperienceandexpertisetoreexaminetherelationshipbetweenbeingandthinkinginthemostCartesianofways.Corrigandoesjustthiswithreasonandpassion.--SvetlaSlaveva-Griffin,FloridaStateUniversityInthissmallvolume,Corriganshowsconvincinglythat...Platoandhissuccessorsheldthatsuchexperiencesaslove,pleasure,anddesireareentirelycompat