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Metaphysics and epistemology

Author: Gail Fine
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 1999.
Series: Plato, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This volume in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy looks at Plato's metaphysics and epistemology. It includes essays on Socratic method, the theory of forms, knowledge and belief, being and not-being,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Fine
ISBN: 0198752067 9780198752066
OCLC Number: 174668048
Description: VIII, 514 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Socratic Elenchus ; 2. Socrates' Disavowal of Knowledge ; 3. Platonic Recollection ; 4. Language and Reality in Plato's Cratylus ; 5. The Theory of Forms ; 6. Plato on the Imperfection of the Sensible World ; 7. Separation and Immanence in Plato's Theory of Forms ; 8. Knowledge and Belief in Republic V-VII ; 9. The Form of Good in Plato's Republic ; 10. The Logic of the Third Man ; 11. Notes on Ryle's Plato ; 12. Knowledge is Perception ; 13. Plato on Sense-Perception and Knowledge (Theaetetus 184-186) ; 14. Observations on Perception in Plato's Later Dialogues ; 15. Identity Mistakes: Plato and the Logical Atomists ; 16. The Double Explanation in the Timaeus ; 17. Plato on Not-Being ; 18. Being in the Sophist: A Syntactical Enquiry ; Notes on the Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index of Names
Series Title: Plato, 1.
Responsibility: ed. by Gail Fine.


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