Monstrosity and philosophy : radical otherness in Greek and Latin culture
Philosophy, Ancient Other (Philosophy) Monsters
Oxford University Press 2020EISBN 1474476937
Amazons and giants, snakes and gorgons, centaurs and gryphons: monsters abounded in the ancient world. Del Lucchese grapples with the concept of monstrosity, showing how ancient philosophers explored metaphysics, ontology, theology and politics to respond to the challenge of radical otherness in nature and in thought.