Plato and Platonism Plato"s conception of appearance and reality in ontology, epistemology, and ethics, and its modern echoes by Moravcsik, J. M. E.

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA .

Written in English

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  • Plato.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-337) and index.

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StatementJulius Moravcsik.
SeriesIssues in ancient philosophy ;, 1, Issues in ancient philosophy (Cambridge, Mass.) ;, 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB395 .M79 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1706152M
ISBN 101557862028
LC Control Number92007543

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The critique here presented of Platos work is never independent of Plato as a man or Plato as philosopher, but rather enables. Plato Was NOT A Mathematical Platonist INTRODUCTION In this paper I will argue that Plato was not a mathematical Platonist.1 My arguments will be based primarily on the evidence found in the Republic’s Divided Line analogy and Book 7.

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The philosophy affirms the existence of abstract objects, which are asserted to exist in a third realm distinct both from the sensible external world and from the internal world of consciousness, and is the opposite of nominalism.

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Forerunners of our aesthetic. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pater, Walter, Plato and Platonism. London, Macmillan and co., limited, (OCoLC) Friedrich Nietzsche notoriously attacked Plato's "idea of the good itself" along with many fundamentals of Christian morality, which he interpreted as "Platonism for the masses" in one of his most important works, Beyond Good and Evil ().Born: / or / BC, Athens, Greece.

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It is obviously related to the views of Plato in important ways, but it is not entirely. (c) Ethics and Theory of the State Like all the Greeks, Plato took for granted that the highest good of man, subjectively considered, is happiness (eudaimonia).

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Heraclitus of Ephesus used the word Logos around BCE to describe his concept of the regularity with which the universe seemed to. Gerson contends that the philosophical position of Plato-Plato's own Platonism, so to speak-was produced out of a matrix he calls "Ur-Platonism." According to Gerson, Ur-Platonism is the conjunction of five "antis" that in total arrive at anti-naturalism: anti-nominalism, anti-mechanism, anti-materialism, anti-relativism, and anti-skepticism.

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Table of Contents About this book PLATO AND THE DOCTRINE OF MOTION.“The poet is the sayer, the namer, and represents beauty. He is a sovereign, and stands on the centre. For the world is not painted, or adorned, but is from the beginning beautiful; and God has not made some beautiful things, but Beauty is the creator of the universe.

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