By Miira Tuominen

This e-book deals the 1st synoptic examine of the way the first components in wisdom constructions have been analysed in antiquity from Plato to overdue historical commentaries. It argues that, within the Platonic-Aristotelian culture, the query of beginning issues used to be taken care of from unique issues of view: as a query of ways we gather easy wisdom; and as a query of the premises we might instantly settle for within the line of argumentation.

Show description

Read Online or Download Apprehension and Argument: Ancient Theories of Starting Points for Knowledge: 3 (Studies in the History of Philosophy of Mind) PDF

Similar greek & roman philosophy books

Apprehension and Argument: Ancient Theories of Starting Points for Knowledge: 3 (Studies in the History of Philosophy of Mind)

This e-book bargains the 1st synoptic examine of ways the first components in wisdom buildings have been analysed in antiquity from Plato to past due historic commentaries. It argues that, within the Platonic-Aristotelian culture, the query of beginning issues was once taken care of from particular issues of view: as a question of ways we collect uncomplicated wisdom; and as a question of the premises we could instantly settle for within the line of argumentation.

Classical Christianity and the Political Order: Reflections on the Theologico-Political Problem (Ernest Fortin: Collected Essays)

In quantity of Ernest Fortin: accrued Essays, Fortin offers with the connection among faith and civil society in a Christian context: that of an basically nonpolitical yet on no account completely otherwordly faith, a lot of whose teachings have been regarded as essentially at odds with the tasks of citizenship.

Antisthenes of Athens: Texts, Translations, and Commentary

Antisthenes of Athens (c. 445-365 BCE) used to be a well-known historic disciple of Socrates, senior to Plato by way of fifteen years and inspirational to Xenophon. he's correct to 2 of the best turning issues in historic highbrow historical past, from pre-Socraticism to Socraticism, and from classical Athens to the Hellenistic interval.

Diagoras of Melos: A Contribution to the History of Ancient Atheism (Beiträge zur Altertumskunde)

Diagoras of Melos (lyric poet, fifth c. B. C. ) has acquired precise consciousness for your time now simply because he used to be considered as an intensive atheist and the writer of a prose paintings on atheism in antiquity. He used to be infamous for revealing and ridiculing the Eleusinian Mysteries and used to be condemned for impiety at Athens.

Extra resources for Apprehension and Argument: Ancient Theories of Starting Points for Knowledge: 3 (Studies in the History of Philosophy of Mind)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.22 of 5 – based on 37 votes