Diotima


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Diotima

prophetess, teacher of Socrates, speaks of an ideal love. [Gk. Lit.: Plato Symposium in Brewer Handbook]
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Throughout their conversation Diotima challenges her counterpart's criteria for assessing beauty by dissolving binary oppositions, such as beauty/ugliness and eternal/temporal.
Renowned for her works In Spite of Plato (1995), Relating Narratives (2000), and Stately Bodies (2002), Cavarero is also recognized as the co-founder of Diotima, the women's cooperative from which she split in 1992, leaving Luisa Muraro as its head.
activity manages to share in the divine, Diotima suggests, not by virtue
Some groups, like Diotima in the north, based their programs on a philosophical approach influenced by French psychoanalysis.
Steven was a classicist, and I wish I'd had time to ask him why the wise Socrates has to go to a 50ish Mantuan woman, Diotima, to teach him about the love that creates equals.
As Diotima says in the Symposium, such a truth can well be left to the divine.
Quiza la mas encantadora sea la que brinda Diotima y que repite Socrates en el El banquete:"Conciben todos los hombres no solo segun su cuerpo, sino tambien segun su alma, y una vez que se llega a cierta edad desea procrear nuestra naturaleza.
I think of Diotima, the wise woman of ancient Greece: Borroff has the power, almost completely lost to society today, to speak across the sexual divide on the profoundest matters.
Plato's Symposium, for example, tells the story of Diotima, a woman who challenged Athenian men with her bold opinions.
Beck, 1974), 190-95; and Friedrich Hoderlin, "Menons Klagen um Diotima," in his Samtliche Werke, ed.
Alli Diotima define el Eros como intermediario entre bello y feo, bueno y malo, sabiduria e ignorancia, mortal e inmortal, humano y divino, hombres y dioses.
Seguidamente, se adentra en el examen minucioso de la etimologia explicando las dos posibilidades de la palabra: la primera, amor a la sabiduria, se da en "El Banquete", cuando Socrates dice que nada sabe acerca de ningun asunto "excepto el Amor", doctrina que aprendio de la profetisa Diotima, a quien pregunta en el curso de una polemica: