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Die Entdeckung des Raums

Vom Hesiodische "Chaos" zur Platonischen "Chora"

ISBN-10: 9060323505
ISBN-13: 9789060323502
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PUBLISHER: B. R. Gruner Publishing Company
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Product Description: Von »chaos« zu sprechen, ist en vogue. Seit den 70er Jahren ist der Gebrauch des Begriffs auf einem unaufhaltsamen Vormarsch. Im bereich der Physik reaktiviert, hat der Begriff »chaos« eine popularistische Faszination erlangt, die ihre gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und politischen Ursachen hat: Der Technologie-Optimismus schlägt in Skepsis gegenüber dem technischen Fortschritt um, der unbedingte fortschrittsglaube wird in Frage gestellt. Ã-kologische Probleme zeigen an, daÃY das ökologische Gleichgewicht ins Wanken geraten ist. In dieser Atmosphäre der Unsicherheit beginnen Physiker und Mathematiker, das bisher von Menschen kontrollierte System »Welt« neu zu durchleuchten. Der Begriff »chaos« scheint für einen Neuansatz geeignet, beheimatet er doch die Doppelperspektivität des Turbulenten und Unvorhersagbaren. Als »deterministisches Chaos« etabliert sich ein antiker Begriff in der modernen Physik.Ãoeber den heutigen inflationären Gebrauch des Begriffs »chaos« scheint in Vergessenheit geraten zu sein, daÃY der Begriff von Hesiod in einem anderen Zusammenhang gebraucht worden ist: Er bezeichnet eine räumliche GröÃYe und ist als begrifflicher Beginn einer Entwicklung im griechischen Kulturraum zu sehen, die zur Entdeckung des Raums als philosophische Kategorie führt. Platon is derjenige griechische Philosoph, der als erster den Raum als ontologische GröÃYe begreift und über den Weg des Denkens zu bestimmen versucht.Die »Entdeckung des Raums« gibt wichtige Impulse für die »arche«-Debatte: Bewegung und Form können unabhängig vom Stoff betrachtet werden. Der Weg für die aristotelische Lehre von den vier Ursachen is bereitet.
Todayâe(tm)s inflated use of the term âe~chaosâe(tm) has made us forget the very different context in which it had been used by Hesiod, for whom it designated a spatial magnitude. As such, it stood at the beginning of a conceptual development which led to the discovery of space as a philosophical category. It was Plato who first understood space as an ontological entity and tried to determine it by philosophical reasoning.

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