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Eros Unveiled: Plato and the God of Love

Author/Creator:
Osborne, Catherine Author
Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon, 1994.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 246 p.)
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Other Title:
Eros unveiled
Subjects:
Plato.
Love -- History -- To 1500.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Language:
English
Summary:
On the basis of a new and sympathetic reading of Plato, Catherine Osborne shows that the long-standing distrust of eros, rather than agape, as a model for the believer's relation to God in Christian thought derives from a misunderstanding of ancient thought on love.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-81069-6
9786610810697