Recognition and Modes of Knowledge: Anagnorisis from Antiquity to Contemporary Theory

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Anagnorisis, or recognition, has played a central role in the arts and humanities throughout history. It is a universal mode of knowledge in literature and the arts; in sacred texts and scholastic writing; in philosophy; in psychology; in politics and social theory. Recognition is a phenomenon and a fulcrum that makes these discourses possible. To date, no one has attempted a comprehensive discussion of recognition across disciplines, places, and historical periods. Recognition and Modes of Knowledge is the culmination of ...

Recognition and Modes of Knowledge: Anagnorisis from Antiquity to Contemporary Theory 2013, University of Alberta Press, Alberta

ISBN-13: 9780888645586

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