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Platonic Coleridge

1st Edition

By James Vigus

Routledge

202 pages

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This book traces Coleridge's discovery of a Plato marginalised in the universities, and examines his use of German sources on the 'divine philosopher'. It compares Coleridge's figurations of poetic inspiration with models in the Platonic dialogues.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Plato's 'Dear Gorgeous Nonsense': The 'Wild-minded Disciple of Socrates' 2. Coleridge's Kant: Preparer and Opponent of Platonism 3. The Ancient Quarrel between Poetry and Philosophy 4. Plato in Coleridge's Lectures on the History of Philosophy: Exoteric Lectures, Esoteric Marginalia 5. Restoring Plato's 'System': The Friend and the Opus Maximum 6. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism