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Eternity: A History

Yitzhak Y. Melamed

Abstract

This book aims at providing a history of the philosophy of eternity—from Parmenides to contemporary metaphysics—surrounded by a series of short essays, or reflections, on the role of eternity and its representation in literature, religion, language, liturgy, science, and music. Thus, the aim is to provide a history of philosophy as a discipline that is in constant commerce with various other domains of human inquisition and exploration. The editors stress their commitment to expanding the horizons of the philosophical curriculum as taught in Anglo-American universities by including key Islamic ... More

Keywords: eternity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199781874
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781874.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yitzhak Y. Melamed, editor
Johns Hopkins

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Introduction

Yitzhak Y. Melamed

Reflection

Dorian Gieseler Greenbaum

Reflection

Godefroid de Callataÿ

Reflection

Andrew Ollett

Reflection

Hinrich Biesterfeldt

Reflection

Christophe Erismann

Reflection

Akash Kumar

Reflection

Marius Stan

Reflection

Judith Norman

Reflection

Ariel Evan Mayse

Reflection

Abed Azzam

Reflection

William Egginton

Reflection

Walter Frisch

Reflection

Abraham P. Socher