Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Modelul Filosofului in Istoria Ieroglifica - The Model of the Philosopher in the Hieroglyphic History: the Cynical Wolf (Romanian version)

Contents:

Author Info

  • Bogdan CRETU

    ()
    (scholar within The Knowledge Based Society Project)

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    Being aware of the fact that the wolf had a negative reputation, Dimitrie Cantemir chose to negotiate the symbolic tradition in order to highlight some traits that could be turned into positive features. So, he abandoned some sources and used only that ones which he could interpret as he liked to. The character is, in spite of the examples that insist upon his fierceness, the wisest among the other animals and a real scholar, being an adept of the cynical philosophical trend. Yet, he betrays sometimes the characteristics of this philosophy. In The Hieroglyphic History, the Wolf is a symbol of Reason.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://edituralumen.ro
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Editura Lumen, Department of Economics in its journal Logos Universalitate Mentalitate Educatie Noutate - Sectiunea Filosofie si Stiinte umaniste/ Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty - Section: Philosophy and Humanistic Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
    Issue (Month): (February)
    Pages: 325-341

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:lum:rev16f:v:1:y:2011:i::p:325-341

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://edituralumen.ro

    Related research

    Keywords: bestiary; wolf; philosopher; cynic; disobedience of tradition;

    Find related papers by JEL classification:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:lum:rev16f:v:1:y:2011:i::p:325-341. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Morariu Irina).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.