Search for dissertations about: "ancient philosophy"

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  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; Pauliina Remes; Catherine Rowett; [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

  2. 2. The Notion of That Which Depends On Us in Plotinus and Its Background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Eliasson; Lilli Alanen; Cristina D'Ancona; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theoretical philosophy; ancient philosophy; Plotinus; that which depends on us; freedom; fate; Middle Platonism; Stoicism; Aristotle; Aristotle Commentators; Teoretisk filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : The study analyzes Plotinus’ notion of eph' hēmin, that which depends on us. It surveys previous Plotinian scholarship and identifies a number of confusions due to a lack of systematic treatment of this notion as such. READ MORE

  3. 3. Of Affliction The Experience of Thought in Gilles Deleuze by way of Marcel Proust

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Johan Sehlberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Ingemar Haag; Catarina Pombo Nabais; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gilles Deleuze; Marcel Proust; Plato; thinking; experience; affliction; temporality; essence; literature; apprenticeship; pathology; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis is to explicate the experience of thought corresponding to the critical undertaking characteristic of Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy between Nietzsche and Philosophy (1962) and Difference and Repetition (1968), from within the conjunction of Deleuze’s Proust and Signs (1964) and Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (1913-1927). The importance of Proust for the development of Deleuze’s two major themes at the time, the overturning of Platonism and transcendental empiricism, has generally not been sufficiently recognised and investigated in Deleuze scholarship. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Everything important is to do with passion” : Iris Murdoch’s concept of love and its Platonic origin

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Kate Larson; Sören Stenlund; Marcia Sá Cavalcante-Schuback; Cecilia Sjöholm; Catharina Stenqvist; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Murdoch; Weil; Plato; philosophy; art; love; eros; attention; decreation; unselfing; spiritual exercise; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The object of this dissertation is to highlight the influence of Simone Weil and Plato on the philosopher Iris Murdoch. This is done through an investigation of her concept of love.The aim is to investigate the concept as it is portrayed in Iris Murdoch’s work with the claim to be a central, but as such neglected, concept in philosophy. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Everything important is to do with passion” : Iris Murdoch’s concept of love and its Platonic origin

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Kate Larson; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Murdoch; Weil; Plato; philosophy; art; love; eros; attention; decreation; unselfing; spiritual exercise;

    Abstract : The object of this dissertation is to highlight the influence of Simone Weil and Plato on the philosopher Iris Murdoch. This is done through an investigation of her concept of love.The aim is to investigate the concept as it is portrayed in Iris Murdoch’s work with the claim to be a central, but as such neglected, concept in philosophy. READ MORE