Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume XXVII: Winter by David Sedley

By David Sedley

Oxford experiences in historic Philosophy is a quantity of unique articles on all elements of historical philosophy. The articles might be of considerable size, and comprise serious notices of significant books. OSAP is now released two times each year, in either hardback and paperback. during this quantity, articles diversity from Socrates to Pyrrho, with a number of on every one of Aristotle and Plato.Editor: David Sedley, Laurence Professor of old Philosophy, collage of Cambridge"Unique price as a set of remarkable contributions within the quarter of historical philosophy."--Sara Rubinelli, Bryn Mawr Classical assessment

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On The Government of the Living: Lectures at the Collège de by Michel Foucault

By Michel Foucault

Why and the way, Foucault asks, does the workout of energy as executive call for not just acts of obedience and submission, yet 'truth acts' within which members topic to relatives of strength also are required to be matters in techniques of truth-telling? How and why are topics required not only to inform the reality, yet to inform the reality approximately themselves? those questions result in a re-reading of Sophocles' Oedipus the King and, via an exam of the texts of Tertullian, Cassian, and others, to an research of the 'truth acts' in early Christian practices of baptism, penance, and religious path.

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume XIX: Winter by David Sedley

By David Sedley

Discussing various concerns, from the which means of Socratic Intellectualism to Aristotle at the brilliant talents of animals in De Anima, this crucial quantity of Oxford experiences in old Philosophy (which will no be released two times every year) comprises interesting unique articles on numerous elements of historical philosophy. the second one quantity of the recent millennium, it beneficial properties members Michael Wedin and Dominic Scott and highlights, between different issues, severe notices of significant books.

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Choral Mediations in Greek Tragedy by Renaud Gagné, Marianne Hopman

By Renaud Gagné, Marianne Hopman

This quantity explores how the choruses of historic Greek tragedy creatively mixed media and discourses to generate their very own particular kinds of which means. The individuals examine choruses as fictional, spiritual and civic performers; as mixtures of textual content, music and dance; and as items of mirrored image in themselves, in relation and distinction to the choruses of comedy and melic poetry. Drawing on previous analyses of the social context of Greek drama, the non-textual dimensions of tragedy, and the kinfolk among dramatic and melic choruses, the chapters discover the makes use of of assorted analytic instruments in permitting us larger to seize the specificity of the tragic refrain. specified cognizance is given to the physicality of choral dancing, musical interactions among choruses and actors, the trajectories of reception, and the remedy of time and area within the odes.

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