On Beginning in Plato's Timaeus

by John Sallis

Published by: Indiana University Press

192 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

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  • 9780253046666
  • Published: June 2020


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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.