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Maieusis : essays in ancient philosophy in honour of Myles Burnyeat

Author: Myles Burnyeat; Dominic Scott, professeur de philosophie.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maieusis pays tribute to the highly influential work of Myles Burnyeat, whose contributions to the study of ancient philosophy have done much to enhance the profile of the subject around the world.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Named Person: Myles Burnyeat
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myles Burnyeat; Dominic Scott, professeur de philosophie.
ISBN: 9780199289974 0199289972
OCLC Number: 470547252
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 vol. (XI-425 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Looking inside Charmides' cloak: seeing others and oneself in Plato's Charmides ; 2. Socrates and philosophy as a way of life ; 3. Virtue as the love of knowledge in Plato's Symposium and Republic ; 4. Equal sticks and stones ; 5. The Phaedo's final argument ; 6. Beauty of the body, nobility of soul: the pursuit of love in Plato's Symposium ; 7. Eros, philosophy, and tyranny ; 8. Virgil's sacred duo: Phaedrus's Symposium speech and Aeneid IX ; 9. Plato on war ; 10. Language in the cave ; 11. Metaspeleology ; 12. Why no Platonistic Ideas of artefacts? ; 13. Plato on what is not ; 14. The soul as an inner principle of change: the basis of Aristotle's psychological naturalism ; 15. Aristotle's De Interpretatione 8 is about ambiguity ; 16. Sextan scepticism ; 17. The wife of Philinus, or the doctors' dilemma: medical signs and cases and non- deductive inference ; 18. Self-refutation and the sorites ; 19. Ideas leap barriers: the value of historical studies to philosophy ; Bibliography of publications by Myles Burnyeat ; Index
Responsibility: edited by Dominic Scott.
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