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Plato’s Parmenides Reconsidered

  • Authors
  • Mehmet Tabak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Mehmet Tabak
    Pages 1-3
  3. Mehmet Tabak
    Pages 5-28
  4. Mehmet Tabak
    Pages 29-57
  5. Mehmet Tabak
    Pages 59-125
  6. Mehmet Tabak
    Pages 127-165
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 167-229

About this book

Introduction

Plato's Parmenides Reconsidered offers a very accessible, detailed, and historically-sensitive account of Plato's Parmenides. Against the prevailing scholarly wisdom, he illustrates conclusively that Parmenides is a satirical dialogue in which Plato attempts to expose the absurd nature of the doctrines and method of his philosophical opponents.

Keywords

Plato Socrates Parmenides Zeno Protagoras theory of Forms Eleatic philosophy sophism Aristotle dialogue nature philosophy sophists

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