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The world of Parmenides : essays on the pre-Socratic enlightenment

Author: Karl R Popper; Arne Friemuth Petersen; Jørgen Mejer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, published together for the first time, which not only elucidates the complexity of ancient Greek thought but also reveals Popper's engagement with Presocratic philosophy and  Read more...

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Named Person: Parmenides.; Parmenides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl R Popper; Arne Friemuth Petersen; Jørgen Mejer
ISBN: 0415237300 9780415237307 0415173019 9780415173018
OCLC Number: 223048348
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998. With new pref.
Description: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Back to the Presocratics --
The unknown Xenophanes : an attempt to establish his greatness --
How the Moon might shed some of her light upon the Two Ways of Parmenides (I) --
How the Moon might throw some of her light upon the Two Ways of Parmenides (1989) --
Can the Moon throw light on Parmenides' Ways? (1988) --
The world of Parmenides : notes on Parmenides' poem and its origin in early Greek cosmology --
Beyond the search for invariants --
Comments on the prehistoric discovery of the self and on the mind-body problem in ancient Greek philosophy --
Plato and geometry --
Concluding remarks on support and countersupport : how induction becomes counterinduction, and the epagōgē returns to the elenchus.
Responsibility: by Karl Popper ; edited by Arne F. Petersen, with the assistance of Jørgen Mejer.
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