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Erotikon was a three-day symposium at the University of Chicago on March 2-4, 200. It provided a forum for world-renowned scholars of philosophy, divinity, art history, the classics, film and literature, as well as artists and poets, to enter into a wide-ranging and lively exchange on the topic of love. The event included presentations in the form of lectures, poetry readings, a musical performance and a film screening, as well as multiple sessions for debate and discussion.

The Erotikon Symposium The University of Chicago

    • Society & Culture

Erotikon was a three-day symposium at the University of Chicago on March 2-4, 200. It provided a forum for world-renowned scholars of philosophy, divinity, art history, the classics, film and literature, as well as artists and poets, to enter into a wide-ranging and lively exchange on the topic of love. The event included presentations in the form of lectures, poetry readings, a musical performance and a film screening, as well as multiple sessions for debate and discussion.

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    People as Fictions: Proust and the Ladder of Love

    People as Fictions: Proust and the Ladder of Love

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    The Erotikon symposium brought together a stellar group of intellectuals to discuss, debate, and celebrate the nature, history, and power of eros through its manifold embodiments in the cultural arts. The symposium inspired the book Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern now available from the University of Chicago Press.

    • 2 min
    • video
    The Erotic Nietzsche: Philosophers without Philosophy

    The Erotic Nietzsche: Philosophers without Philosophy

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    The Erotikon symposium brought together a stellar group of intellectuals to discuss, debate, and celebrate the nature, history, and power of eros through its manifold embodiments in the cultural arts. The symposium inspired the book Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern now available from the University of Chicago Press.

    • 3 min
    • video
    The Couple

    The Couple

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    The Erotikon symposium brought together a stellar group of intellectuals to discuss, debate, and celebrate the nature, history, and power of eros through its manifold embodiments in the cultural arts. The symposium inspired the book Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern now available from the University of Chicago Press.

    • 6 min
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    All Love Told: Barthes and the Novel

    All Love Told: Barthes and the Novel

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    The Erotikon symposium brought together a stellar group of intellectuals to discuss, debate, and celebrate the nature, history, and power of eros through its manifold embodiments in the cultural arts. The symposium inspired the book Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern now available from the University of Chicago Press.

    • 4 min

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