What is What-is? (inbunden)
Inbunden (Hardback)
Antal sidor
Peter Lang Publishing Inc
1 table
1 table
Antal komponenter
What is What-is? (inbunden)

What is What-is?

A Study of Parmenides' Poem

Inbunden Engelska, 2005-04-01
Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.
Beställ boken senast fredag 13 december kl. 15:00 för leverans innan julafton
This book interprets the poem by the pre-Socratic philosopher, Parmenides, in a way that differs fundamentally from traditional interpretations. While some recent studies show that the poem uses the word "is" as a copula rather than a substantive, a close analysis of the Greek text shows that Parmenides did not deny the reality of a plurality of sense perceivable objects, but argued that each is an individual homogeneous unity that emerged from a mixture of opposite elements. This means that much of the poem that has been taken to describe a position that Parmenides rejects is, in fact, what he accepts. The book concludes, therefore, that Parmenides was not the radical and revolutionary thinker to the degree he is commonly portrayed to be: he stands within the intellectual transition occurring in the Greek world, moving from the past Homeric mythos into the emerging scientific view of the world.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. What is What-is?
  2. +
  3. Evermore Shall be So

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Evermore Shall be So (inbunden).

Köp båda 2 för 988 kr


Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Bloggat om What is What-is?

Övrig information

Harvey White is Professor of Religion at Bishop's University in Quebec, Canada. His specialization is the philosophy of religion. He received his Ph.D. in religious studies from McGill University in Montreal.