Postmodern Platos: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, Derrida

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Catherine Zuckert examines the work of five key philosophical figures from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through the lens of their own decidedly postmodern readings of Plato. She argues that Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, and Derrida, convinced that modern rationalism had exhausted its possibilities, all turned to Plato in order to rediscover the original character of philosophy and to reconceive the Western tradition as a whole. Zuckert's artful juxtaposition of these seemingly disparate bodies of thought ...

Postmodern Platos: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, Derrida 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226993317

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Postmodern Platos: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, Derrida 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226993300

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