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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., I read the story through the prism of three key allegories from Plato’s The Republic : the allegories of the sun, the line, and the cave. I argue that Krzhizhanovsky deconstructs the main postulates of Platonic philosophy by showing that the acquisition of knowledge and the act of writing inevitably...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 383–407.
Published: 01 December 2013
... aesthetics defines a limit point of modernism. anthony cordingley Beckett’s Philosophical Imagination: Democritus versus Pythagoras and Plato in Comment c’est/How It Is he dense, fragmented prose of Beckett’s last work of long fiction...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ford The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xi, 452 p. Poetics Before Plato: Interpretation and Authority in Early Greek Theories of Poetry. By Grace M. Ledbetter. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. viii...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... underlying point in “Plato's Pharmacy” also applies: environmental remediation is itself a dissimulating text whose remedial promise both conceals and depends upon its constitutive other, its equal potency as an environmental poison. I investigate these issues by first suggesting that the promise of...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
... potentially infectious joy in his own perceptive powers. I hope he writes some more long, hard books. DAVID MIKICS University of Houston THE PLAY OF CHARACTER IN PLATO’S DIALOGUES. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 185–192.
Published: 01 March 2005
... PLATO’S DIALOGUES. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xi, 452 p. POETICS BEFORE PLATO: INTERPRETATION AND AUTHORITY IN EARLY GREEK THEORIES OF POETRY. By Grace M. Ledbetter. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. viii, 128 p. Analytic philosophy conquered...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2005
... potentially infectious joy in his own perceptive powers. I hope he writes some more long, hard books. DAVID MIKICS University of Houston THE PLAY OF CHARACTER IN PLATO’S DIALOGUES. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... DAVID MIKICS University of Houston THE PLAY OF CHARACTER IN PLATO’S DIALOGUES. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xi, 452 p. POETICS BEFORE PLATO: INTERPRETATION AND AUTHORITY IN EARLY GREEK THEORIES OF POETRY. By Grace M. Ledbetter. Princeton: Princeton...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 347–361.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Fragmentis . Ed. Alexander Turyn. Oxford: Blackwell's, 1952 . Plato. Platonis Opera . Ed. John Burnett. 5 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1905 . Said, Edward. “Representing the Colonized: Anthropology's Interlocutors.” Critical Inquiry 15 . 2 ( 1989 ): 205 -25. Schipper, Mineke. Imagining...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., according to Hamilton, associates with the sea in the First Olympian Ode, with its connotations of “foolheartedly,” is the same as the risk of philosophy itself as it appears in Plato’s Phaedo. Here, however, the myths of the afterlife and the philosophi- cal geography of Hades, as laid out by Socrates...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 2012
...), and to let materi- alism engender its denial and vice versa (for example, in Parmenides and then in Plato). In the radical materialism represented by Democritean atomism, appearances are the face or mask of matter, implying that the material basis of everything is always hiding behind...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 330–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
...), and to let materi- alism engender its denial and vice versa (for example, in Parmenides and then in Plato). In the radical materialism represented by Democritean atomism, appearances are the face or mask of matter, implying that the material basis of everything is always hiding behind...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 334–337.
Published: 01 September 2012
... matter with increasingly rarified things (like air), and to let materi- alism engender its denial and vice versa (for example, in Parmenides and then in Plato). In the radical materialism represented by Democritean atomism, appearances are the face or mask of matter, implying that the material basis...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 89–92.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... His infection theory opens a path back, via “empathy” and eighteenth- century “sympathy,” to Plato’s strictures about the emotional contagion of art. Tolstoy says that art rarely serves its true function — to prompt simple feelings connected with joy and social integration. His emphasis on moral...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- century “sympathy,” to Plato’s strictures about the emotional contagion of art. Tolstoy says that art rarely serves its true function — to prompt simple feelings connected with joy and social integration. His emphasis on moral guidance in art connects him with Aristotle’s remark that we learn our...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 January 2010
... part of a hypocritical commu- nity of immorality. His infection theory opens a path back, via “empathy” and eighteenth- century “sympathy,” to Plato’s strictures about the emotional contagion of art. Tolstoy says that art rarely serves its true function — to prompt simple feelings connected with...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., via “empathy” and eighteenth- century “sympathy,” to Plato’s strictures about the emotional contagion of art. Tolstoy says that art rarely serves its true function — to prompt simple feelings connected with joy and social integration. His emphasis on moral guidance in art connects him with...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... His infection theory opens a path back, via “empathy” and eighteenth- century “sympathy,” to Plato’s strictures about the emotional contagion of art. Tolstoy says that art rarely serves its true function — to prompt simple feelings connected with joy and social integration. His emphasis on moral...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., vibrant particularity. Yet if the novel is the book of life and speaks the demotic language of and for our time, can it, should it, be theorized? This is the question that haunts Mazzone’s principled contribution to the critical tradition that, since Plato’s Republic , has questioned the truth status...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
... history, Herder believed that humanity has passed through many permutations and cycles. Only those who can appreciate the most diverse expressions of human genius can claim to be in possession of genuine wisdom. Unlike Plato’s paideia, Herder’s Bildung no longer posited otherworldly ideals of truth...