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Between Chora and the GoodMetaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood$
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Charles P. Bigger

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780823223503

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823223503.001.0001

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Elementals

Elementals

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(p.263) 10 Elementals
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Between Chora and the Good
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Charles P. Bigger

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823223503.003.0011

This chapter examines Plato's view on the Virgin Mary and the Holy Family. It explains that Trinitarian pluralism can better accommodate Plato's Holy Family and that in his Agathon Plato suggested that the birth of love meant that it has replaced the god's strife. The chapter suggests that in spite of fashionable relativisms, it is important to preserve the Good's absoluteness against the threat of nihilism, radical historism, and sophistry.

Keywords:   Plato, Virgin Mary, Holy Family, Trinitarian pluralism, love, nihilism, radical historism, sophistry

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