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By Seth Benardete,Ronna Burger

By turns wickedly humorous and profoundly illuminating, Encounters and Reflections provides a charming and unconventional portrait of the existence and works of Seth Benardete. one of many prime students of historical proposal, Benardete right here displays on either the folk he knew and the subjects that interested him all through his occupation in a sequence of candid, freewheeling conversations with Robert Berman, Ronna Burger, and Michael Davis.

The first a part of the booklet discloses vignettes approximately fellow scholars, colleagues, and associates of Benardete's who later turned significant figures within the educational and highbrow lifetime of twentieth-century the US. We glimpse the coed days of Allan Bloom, Stanley Rosen, George Steiner, and we find the lifetime of the brain as lived through famous students corresponding to David Grene, Jacob Klein, and Benardete's mentor Leo Strauss. We additionally come across a few different discovered, committed, and infrequently eccentric luminaries, together with T.S. Eliot, James Baldwin, Werner Jaeger, John Davidson Beazley, and Willard Quine. within the book's moment half, Benardete displays on his personal highbrow progress and on his ever-evolving knowing of the texts and ideas he spent an entire life learning. Revisiting a few of his recurrent themes—among them eros and the gorgeous, the town and the legislations, and the gods and the human soul—Benardete stocks his perspectives on thinkers similar to Plato, Homer, and Heidegger, in addition to the family among philosophy and technology and among Christianity and old Roman thought.

Engaging and informative, Encounters and Reflections brings Benardete's idea to lifestyles to enlighten and encourage a brand new iteration of thinkers.

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