Image and Copy in French Deconstruction of Platonism

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Abstract

This paper aims at investigating the relationship between some contemporary Interpretations of Plato's Ontology and the Theory of Image-Copy connection developed in many Dialogues such as Sophist, Philebus, Timaeus and Republic. By examinating some of the most relevant criticisms to this Theory cast by french Philosophers such as Deleuze and Derrida and by retracing the roots of these criticisms to the common source of Nietzsche's and Heidegger's Thought, the paper argues a way to overcome the stiff opposition which is commonly held between these two fronts, thus trying to refine the hermeneutical approach to Plato which almost dominated the XX century.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlatonism. Ficino to Foucault
Pages325-334
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameBRILL'S STUDIES IN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY

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