By Blake Hestir

what's the nature of fact? Blake Hestir deals an research into Plato's constructing metaphysical perspectives, and examines Plato's notion of being, that means, and fact within the Sophist, in addition to passages from a number of different later dialogues together with the Cratylus, Parmenides, and Theaetetus, the place Plato starts to concentration extra at once on semantics instead of simply on metaphysical and epistemological puzzles. Hestir's interpretation demanding situations either classical and modern interpretations of Plato's metaphysics and perception of fact, and highlights new parallels among Plato and Aristotle, in addition to clarifying concerns surrounding Plato's method of semantics and idea. This publication could be of curiosity to students and scholars of historical Greek philosophy, metaphysics, modern fact thought, linguistics, and philosophy of language.

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