Desire and lack of being (Ideas of the West: Book 1)

Raoul Mortley

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Desire and Lack of Being begins a series of studies on deep, embedded Western ideas, which surface from time to time and remain permanent in the culture. This paper reflects on the idea of the human thirst for that which is “other”, beginning with the Psalms and examining the consideration of eros by Plato and Plotinus.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherDelacroix Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780959416510
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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