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Plato 1 : Metaphysics and Epistemology - Gail Fine

Plato 1

Metaphysics and Epistemology

By: Gail Fine (Editor)

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Published: 1st September 1999
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The aim of the series is to bring together important recent writing in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources. The editor of each volume contributes an introductory essay on the items chosen and on the questions with which they deal. A selective bibliography is appended as a guide to further reading.

The articles are all reader-friendly, following the editors aim of an open and discussion-orientated style...The writers assume an interest in their readers and, without patronising, they generally engage it. Thus, the difficult becomes not a barrier but a challenge. The collection, through its scope and quality, will be a standard for some time to come. * The Times Higher Education Supplement *

Introduction 1: Gregory Vlastos: The Socratic Elenchus 2: Gregory Vlastos: Socrates' Disavowal of Knowledge 3: Dominic Scott: Platonic Recollection 4: J. L. Ackrill: Language and Reality in Plato's Cratylus 5: T. H. Irwin: The Theory of Forms 6: Alexander Nehamas: Plato on the Imperfection of the Sensible World 7: Daniel T. Devereux: Separation and Immanence in Plato's Theory of Forms 8: Gail Fine: Knowledge and Belief in Republic V-VII 9: Gerasimos Santas: The Form of Good in Plato's Republic 10: S. M. Cohen: The Logic of the Third Man 11: G. E. L. Owen: Notes on Ryle's Plato 12: M. F. Burnyeat: Knowledge is Perception 13: John M. Cooper: Plato on Sense-Perception and Knowledge (Theaetetus 184-186) 14: Michael Frede: Observations on Perception in Plato's Later Dialogues 15: John McDowell: Identity Mistakes: Plato and the Logical Atomists 16: Steven K. Strange: The Double Explanation in the Timaeus 17: G. E. L. Owen: Plato on Not-Being 18: Lesley Brown: Being in the Sophist: A Syntactical Enquiry Notes on the Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index of Names

ISBN: 9780198752066
ISBN-10: 0198752067
Series: Oxford Readings in Philosophy
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 522
Published: 1st September 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.5  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.56