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The Resource Topography and deep structure in Plato : the construction of place in the Dialogues, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran

Topography and deep structure in Plato : the construction of place in the Dialogues, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran

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Topography and deep structure in Plato : the construction of place in the Dialogues
Title
Topography and deep structure in Plato
Title remainder
the construction of place in the Dialogues
Statement of responsibility
Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran examines the use of place in Plato's dialogues. Corcoran argues that spatial representations, such as walls, caves, and roads, as well as the creation of eternal patterns and chaotic images in the dialogues, provide clues to Plato's philosophic project. Specifically, the Good serves as an overarching ordering principle for the construction of place and the proper limit of spaces here in the world, deep in the underworld, or in the nonspatial ideal realm of the Forms. The Good equips Plato with a powerful mythopoetic tool to create settings, frames, and arguments that superimpose different dimensions of reality, allowing worlds to overlap that would otherwise be incommensurable. Corcoran explores how Plato uses wrestling and war as metaphors for the mixing of the nonspatial, eternal forms in the world and history, and how he uses spatial images throughout the dialogues to critique Athens's tragic overreach in the Peloponnesian War. -- Adapted from the cover
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Corcoran, Clinton DeBevoise
Index
index present
LC call number
B395
LC item number
.C653 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plato
  • Place (Philosophy)
  • Place (Philosophy)
  • Plats (filosofi)
Label
Topography and deep structure in Plato : the construction of place in the Dialogues, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-247) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Long Walls
  • The Cave
  • The Opening of the Republic and the Oracle of Trophonius
  • The Oracle of Trophonius
  • Socrates as a Leader of Souls
  • The Myth of Er
  • ch. 2
  • The Menexenus, Socrates, and the Battle of Arginusae
  • Dead Souls
  • The History of Athens
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • The Battle
  • The Trial
  • The Anachronism
  • The City of the Dead
  • ch. 3
  • The Symbolism in the City Plan of Plato's Atlantis
  • The Present Past and Past Present
  • Intentional Incompleteness?
  • The Circuit Walls of Atlantis
  • Oreichalkos and Platonic Metallurgy
  • Physical Space and Narrative Space
  • Geomancy
  • ch. 4
  • The Slow Boat from Delos, or Socrates's Ship Comes In?
  • Which Ship Is That?
  • The Woman in White
  • Reenactment: Saving Athens Again
  • Socrates and Divination
  • Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On
  • The Delia
  • ch. 5
  • Depth and Surface
  • Wrestling and the Fair Fight in Plato
  • Plato's View of Wrestling
  • Wrestling for Phaedrus
  • Lysis: Wrestling as an Enactment of Philosophic Dialogue
  • The Republic: Thrasymachus as Pankratist
  • Wrestling, Dialectic, and Authenticity
  • Theomachia: Calliope versus Aphrodite in Plato's Philebus
  • War and Remembrance
  • War, Conflict, and the Good
  • ch. 6
  • Plot and Settings
  • The Good as Architectonic
  • Alcibiades's Eccentric Orbit of the Good
  • The Allegory of the Cave and the Myth of the True Earth
  • The Good as Architectonic
  • Interdimensionality
  • Historical Space and the Canon
  • ch. 1
  • Descent into the Maelstrom
  • The Republic, the Oracle of Trophonius, and the Peloponnesian War
Control code
947816383
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 289 pages
Isbn
9781438462707
Lccn
2016007294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99970059564
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)947816383
Label
Topography and deep structure in Plato : the construction of place in the Dialogues, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Long Walls
  • The Cave
  • The Opening of the Republic and the Oracle of Trophonius
  • The Oracle of Trophonius
  • Socrates as a Leader of Souls
  • The Myth of Er
  • ch. 2
  • The Menexenus, Socrates, and the Battle of Arginusae
  • Dead Souls
  • The History of Athens
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • The Battle
  • The Trial
  • The Anachronism
  • The City of the Dead
  • ch. 3
  • The Symbolism in the City Plan of Plato's Atlantis
  • The Present Past and Past Present
  • Intentional Incompleteness?
  • The Circuit Walls of Atlantis
  • Oreichalkos and Platonic Metallurgy
  • Physical Space and Narrative Space
  • Geomancy
  • ch. 4
  • The Slow Boat from Delos, or Socrates's Ship Comes In?
  • Which Ship Is That?
  • The Woman in White
  • Reenactment: Saving Athens Again
  • Socrates and Divination
  • Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On
  • The Delia
  • ch. 5
  • Depth and Surface
  • Wrestling and the Fair Fight in Plato
  • Plato's View of Wrestling
  • Wrestling for Phaedrus
  • Lysis: Wrestling as an Enactment of Philosophic Dialogue
  • The Republic: Thrasymachus as Pankratist
  • Wrestling, Dialectic, and Authenticity
  • Theomachia: Calliope versus Aphrodite in Plato's Philebus
  • War and Remembrance
  • War, Conflict, and the Good
  • ch. 6
  • Plot and Settings
  • The Good as Architectonic
  • Alcibiades's Eccentric Orbit of the Good
  • The Allegory of the Cave and the Myth of the True Earth
  • The Good as Architectonic
  • Interdimensionality
  • Historical Space and the Canon
  • ch. 1
  • Descent into the Maelstrom
  • The Republic, the Oracle of Trophonius, and the Peloponnesian War
Control code
947816383
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 289 pages
Isbn
9781438462707
Lccn
2016007294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99970059564
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)947816383

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