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By Miriam Leonard

ISBN-10: 0199277257

ISBN-13: 9780199277254

Classical Presences
Series Editors: Lorna Hardwick, Professor of Classical experiences, Open collage, and James I. Porter, Professor of Greek, Latin, and Comparative Literature, college of Michigan

The texts, rules, photographs, and fabric tradition of historic Greece and Rome have continually been the most important to makes an attempt to acceptable the previous to be able to authenticate the current. They underlie the mapping of switch and the statement and not easy of values and identities, outdated and new. Classical Presences brings the newest scholarship to undergo at the contexts, conception, and perform of such use, and abuse, of the classical past.

Athens in Paris explores the ways that the writings of the traditional Greeks performed a decisive half in shaping the highbrow initiatives of structuralism and post-structuralism--arguably the main major currents of considered the post-war period. Miriam Leonard argues that thinkers in post-war France became to the instance of Athenian democracy of their debates over the position of political subjectivity and moral selection within the lifetime of the fashionable citizen. The authors she investigates, who comprise Lacan, Derrida, Foucault, and Vernant, have had an incalculable impression at the course of classical experiences over the past thirty years, yet classicists have not begun to offer due awareness to the the most important function of the traditional international within the improvement in their philosophy.

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