Definition in Greek Philosophy by David Charles

By David Charles

Socrates' maximum philosophical contribution was once to have initiated the quest for definitions. In Definition in Greek Philosophy his perspectives on definition are tested, including these of his successors, together with Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Galen, the Sceptics and Plotinus. even supposing definition was once an immense pre-occupation for lots of Greek philosophers, it has hardly ever been handled as a separate subject in its personal correct in recent times. This quantity, which
contains fourteen new essays by way of prime students, goals to reawaken curiosity in a couple of important and comparatively unexplored concerns referring to definition. those matters are in brief set out within the creation, which additionally seeks to indicate scholarly and philosophical questions which advantage further
study.

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Definition in Greek Philosophy

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