The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity Volume by Lloyd P. Gerson

By Lloyd P. Gerson

The Cambridge heritage of Philosophy in overdue Antiquity includes over 40 in particular commissioned essays by means of specialists at the philosophy of the interval 200-800 CE. Designed as a successor to The Cambridge heritage of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy (ed. A. H. Armstrong), it takes under consideration a few 40 years of scholarship because the e-book of that quantity. The participants learn philosophy because it entered literature, technological know-how and faith, and supply new and huge exams of philosophers who until eventually lately were more often than not missed. the amount additionally features a entire digest of all philosophical works identified to were written in this interval. it will likely be a useful source for all these attracted to this wealthy and nonetheless rising box.

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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume XIII: 1995 by C. C. W. Taylor

By C. C. W. Taylor

The most recent installment of this annual e-book contains unique articles, frequently of considerable size, and assessment articles on significant books. individuals contain Martha Nussbaum, David Bostock, Hugh H. Benson, Christopher Shields, Herbert Granger, Mark McPherran, and Scott Warren Calef.

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Language and Logos: Studies in Ancient Greek Philosophy by Malcolm Schofield, Martha Craven Nussbaum

By Malcolm Schofield, Martha Craven Nussbaum

The essays during this quantity have been written to have fun the 60th birthday of G. E. L. Owen, who by way of his essays and seminars on historic Greek philosophy has made a contribution to its learn that's moment to none. The authors, from either side of the Atlantic, contain not just students whose major study pursuits lie in Greek philosophy, yet others top identified for his or her paintings in most cases philosophy. All are students or more youthful colleagues of Professor Owen who're indebted to his perform of philosophical scholarship as a first-order philosophical job. on the center of G. E. L. Owen's paintings has been a preoccupation with the function of philosophical mirrored image on language within the metaphysics and epistemology of Plato, Aristotle and different old Greek thinkers. this is often as a result the final subject of the current quantity, together with 5 papers on Plato's serious dialogues and 7 on Aristotle, prefaced by way of on Heraclitus and via a research of the talk in Hellenistic philosophy at the sorites. it is a ebook for experts in Greek philosophy and philosophers of language with the intention to even be of curiosity to a few linguists.

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Theaetetus by Plato.; Waterfield, Robin

By Plato.; Waterfield, Robin

Set instantly sooner than the trial and execution of Socrates in 399 BC, Theaetetus indicates the good thinker contemplating the character of data itself, in a debate with the geometrician Theodorus and his younger follower Theaetetus. Their discussion covers many questions, corresponding to: is wisdom only subjective, composed of the ever-changing movement of impressions we obtain from the surface global? Is it higher considered actual belief'? Or is it, as many smooth philosophers argue, justified actual belief', during which the idea is supported by way of argument or proof? With ability and eloquence, Socrates publications the controversy, drawing out the results of those theories and subjecting them to cruel and mesmerising feedback. one of many founding works of epistemology, this profound dialogue of the matter of data maintains to intrigue and encourage.

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Pythagoras and the Doctrine of Transmigration: Wandering by James Luchte

By James Luchte

This can be a hugely unique monograph that explores the ways that the concept that of transmigration represents the basic that means of Pythagorean notion. The legendary narrative of transmigration tells the tale of myriad wandering souls, each one migrating from physique to physique alongside a direction of recurrence amid the turning into of the All. during this hugely unique learn, James Luchte explores the ways that the idea that of transmigration is a crucial motif in Pythagoras' philosophy, representing its primary that means. Luchte argues that the various strands of the story of transmigration come jointly within the Pythagorean philosophical flow, revealing a solidarity during which, for Pythagoreans, life and eschatology are separated in basic terms through forgetfulness. Such an interpretation that seeks to retrieve the team spirit of Pythagorean idea is going opposed to the grain of a long-standing culture of interpretation that tasks upon Pythagoras the segregation of 'mysticism' and 'science'. Luchte lays out an alternate interpretation of Pythagorean philosophy as magical within the feel that it orchestrates a holistic harmonization of theoria and praxis and during this analyzing discloses the unconventional personality of Pythagorean philosophy.

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Seminare. Platon - Aristoteles - Augustinus by Mark Michalski

By Mark Michalski

Der Band dokumentiert acht Seminare Heideggers uber Platon, Aristoteles und Augustinus. Im Falle Platons erweitert die Hinwendung zu den Dialogen "Parmenides" (1930/31) und "Phaidros" (1932) das Spektrum uns bekannter Platon interpretationen Heideggers. Von Augustinus ist es die Untersuchung uber die Zeit im Buch XI der "Confessiones" (1930/31), deren Interpretation die wiederholten Hinweise Heideggers auf die Bedeutung dieses Textes fur die Geschichte des Zeitbegriffs einlost. Schliealich wird Heideggers besonders inniges Verhaltnis zu Aristoteles durch die Kontinuitat bestatigt, mit der er aristotelische Themen und Texte in den Mittelpunkt seiner Seminare gestellt hat: die Bewegung im Buch ? der "Physik" (1928), die Frage nach dem Sein in den Buchern ? und Z der "Metaphysik" (1944) und die Kausalitat im Buch B der "Physik" (1950/51, 1951, 1951/52). Diese letzten "Ubungen im Lesen" belegen auch, wie sehr Heideggers Denken des Wesens der neuzeitlichen Technik in einer genauen examine des aristotelischen Begriffs der Kausalitat gegrundet battle.

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Plato's theory of knowledge by Norman Gulley

By Norman Gulley

First released in 1962, this ebook offers a scientific account of the advance of Plato’s idea of information. starting with a attention of the Socratic and different impacts which decided the shape within which the matter of information first awarded itself to Plato, the writer then works throughout the dialogues from the Meno to the legislation and examines intimately Plato’s innovative makes an attempt to resolve the matter.

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