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Cultural Writing. Shortly before her death Gillian Rose began work on a new book--her Paradiso--thus fulfilling her promise at the end of Love's Work to 'stay in the fray, in the revel of ideas and risk'. These fragments of the unfinished book are published here for the first time. Paradiso contains some of Rose's most serene and affirmatory writing, and in that light comp ...more
Paperback, 63 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Menard Press
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Worth a read for any fans of Rose’s devastatingly elegant prose. The discussions of Augustine and Gnosticism are particularly exceptional.
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Gillian Rose (20 September 1947 – 9 December 1995) was a British scholar who worked in the fields of philosophy and sociology. Notable facets of this social philosopher's work include criticism of neo-Kantianism and post-modernism, along with what has been described as "a forceful defence of Hegel's speculative thought."

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