Chorology: On Beginning In Plato's Timaeus

Paperback | November 22, 1999

byJohn Sallis

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"This excellent work... deserves the serious consideration of all who are interested in contemporary philosophy as well as those who concern themselves with ancient philosophy, especially Plato." -Review of Metaphysics

In Chorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discourses
in the history of philosophy. Plato's discourse on the chora-the chorology-forms the pivotal moment in the Timaeus. The implications of the chorology are momentous and communicate with many of the most decisive issues in contemporary philosophical discussions.

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"This excellent work... deserves the serious consideration of all who are interested in contemporary philosophy as well as those who concern themselves with ancient philosophy, especially Plato." -Review of MetaphysicsIn Chorology, John Sallis takes up one of the most enigmatic discoursesin the history of philosophy. Plato's discourse ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.58 inPublished:November 22, 1999Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253213088

ISBN - 13:9780253213082

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Table of Contents

Prologue
1. Remembrance of the City
Reception
The Eidetic City
The Archaic City
2. Production of the Cosmos
Prelude
Animating the cosmic body
The Starry Heaven
Gods and Mortals
3. The Chora
Another Beginning
Images of the Chora
Chorology
4. Traces of the Chora
From Traces to Primary Bodies
Epichorology
The Political Frame
5. Reinscriptions
Forgery
Reductions
Appropriation