Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

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Plato's chora as developed in the Timaeus is a creative matrix in which things arise and stand out in response to the lure of the Good. Chora is paired with the Good, its polar opposite; both are "beyond being" and the metaphors hitherto thought to disclose the transcendent. They underlie Plato's distinction of a procreative gap between being and becoming. The chiasmus between the Good and chora makes possible their mutual participation in one another. This gap makes possible both phenomenological and cosmological ...

Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood 2004, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823223503

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