TITLE

The Dionysian Dialectic

AUTHOR(S)
Savant, John J.
PUB. DATE
May 1995
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1995, Issue 53, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the philosophical views of Greek God Dionysius. Attributes of Dionysius; Views of Dionysius on self-perception; Concept of otherness.
ACCESSION #
17733842

 

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