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Plato's Animals : Gadflies, Horses, Swans, and Other Philosophical Beasts.

Author/Creator:
Bell, Jeremy.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (270 pages)
Series:
Studies in Continental Thought Ser.
Studies in Continental Thought Ser.
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Subjects:
Animals (Philosophy).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The volume includes a comprehensive annotated index to Plato's bestiary in both Greek and English.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Editors' Introduction: Plato's Menagerie
Part I. The Animal of Fable and Myth
1 Making Music with Aesop's Fables in the Phaedo
2 "Talk to the Animals": On the Myth of Cronos in the Statesman
Part II. Socrates as muōps and narkē
3 American Gadfly: Plato and the Problem of Metaphor
4 Till Human Voices Wake Us and We Drown: The Aporia-fish in the Meno
Part III. The Socratic Animal as Truth-Teller and Provocateur
5 We the Bird-Catchers: Receiving the Truth in the Phaedo and the Apology
6 The Dog on the Fly
Part IV. The Political Animal
7 Taming Horses and Desires: Plato's Politics of Care
8 Who Let the Dogs Out? Tracking the Philosophical Life among the Wolves and Dogs of the Republic
Part V. The (En)gendered Animal
9 The City of Sows and Sexual Differentiation in the Republic
10 Animality and Sexual Difference in the Timaeus
Part VI. The Philosophical Animal
11 Animal Sacrifice in Plato's Later Methodology
12 The Animals That Therefore We Were? Aristophanes's Double-Creatures and the Question of Origins
Part VII. Animals and the Afterlife
13 Animals and Angels: The Myth of Life as a Whole in Republic 10
14 Of Beasts and Heroes: The Promiscuity of Humans and Animals in the Myth of Er
List of Contributors
Plato's Animals Index
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Name and Subject Index
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Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Contributor:
Naas, Michael.
Long, Christopher.
Baracchi, Claudia.
Brill, Sara.
Ewegen, S. Montgomery.
Gonzalez, Francisco.
Steeves, H. Peter.
Hyland, Drew A.
Krell, David Farrell.
Other format:
Print version: Bell, Jeremy Plato's Animals
ISBN:
9780253016201
9780253016133
OCLC:
907092951