Parmenides, Plato and Mortal Philosophy: Return from Transcendence (Hardback)
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Short Description for Parmenides, Plato and Mortal Philosophy In a fresh interpretation of Parmenides' philosophical poem "On Nature", this book considers Parmenides as a thinker of mortal singularity, a thinker who is concerned with the fate of irreducibly unique individuals. It also includes a substantial overview and bibliography of contemporary scholarship on Parmenides.
- Published: 01 April 2011
- Format: Hardback 232 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780826457530 ISBN 10: 0826457533
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In a new interpretation of Parmenides philosophical poem On Nature, Vishwa Adluri considers Parmenides as a thinker of mortal singularity, a thinker who is concerned with the fate of irreducibly unique individuals. Adluri argues that the tripartite division of Parmenides poem allows the thinker to brilliantly hold together the paradox of speaking about being in time and articulates a tragic knowing: mortals may aspire to the transcendence of metaphysics, but are inescapably returned to their mortal condition.Parmenides.