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Revised Poetry of Western Philosophy (Paperback) (Daniel Grandbois)

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Bertrand Russell finds himself in purgatory, tumbling through literal representations of the worlds of ideas he examined in his classic text, A History of Western Philosophy, gulping much-needed air, for example, from Empedocles’ bucket. Mistaking his ****** for a planted flag, he declares the place Platonopolis, attempts to calculate his Pythagorean number, kills God (though he later sees evidence of His resurrection), and, Rousseau-like, turns away from reason and civilization, favoring the noble savage, only to march back into the concrete jungle as one of Nietzsche’s savage nobles. In the end, however, he is all jumbled up and clucking like Einstein’s cuckoo clock, until he perceives philosophy as music, hears its arguments as a symphonic procession of the electrochemical pulses produced within three-pound lumps—lumps self-amalgamated from the vomitus of stars—and revises his History.
Number of Pages: 99.0
Genre: Poetry
Language: English
Series Title: Pitt Poetry Series
Book format: Paperback
Pricing Code - MMBV: A
Author: Daniel Grandbois
Publisher - MMBV: Univ of Pittsburgh Pr
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51494442
UPC: 9780822964322
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-4388

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