Search for dissertations about: "Noble Lie"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Noble Lie.

  1. 1. A Multiform Desire A Study of Appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Ancient Philosophy; Plato; Appetite; Desire; Epithymia; Soul; Tripartition; Multiform; Poikilos; Timaeus; Republic; Phaedrus; Embodiment; Incarnation; Necessity; Philosopher-kings; Allegory of the Cave; Noble Lie; Poetry; Multi-headed Beast; Game; Play; Rhetoric; Dialectic; Deception.; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus. In recent research is it often suggested that Plato considers appetite (i) to pertain to the essential needs of the body, (ii) to relate to a distinct set of objects, e.g. food or drink, and (iii) to cause behaviour aiming at sensory pleasure. READ MORE