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Plato on Hunger and Thirst1 Katja Maria Vogt, Columbia University Abstract I argue that Plato’s account of hunger and thirst in Republic IV, 437d–439a uncovers a general feature of desire: desire has an unqualied and a qualied dimension. This proposal, which I call Two Dimensions, captures

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Author: David Bronstein

Aristotle’s Critique of Plato’s Theory of Innate Knowledge1 David Bronstein Abstract In Posterior Analytics 2.19, Aristotle argues that we cannot have innate knowledge of rst principles because if we did we would have the most precise items of knowledge without noticing, which is impossible. To

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Author: Levno von Plato

Chapter 1: Lavater, Plato, and Plotinus The Relation between Mental Beauty and Physical Beauty 1.1 Introduction To highlight what is at stake when talking of moral beauty and of the aes- thetic expression of moral character, I will start this chapter by outlining Lavater’s physiognomic theory. This

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Thought as Internal Speech in Plato and Aristotle Matthew Duncombe Abstract Scholars often assert that Plato and Aristotle share the view that discursive thought (dianoia) is internal speech (TIS). However, there has been little work to clarify or substantiate this reading. In this paper I show

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Author: Stefan Büttner

The communication between feelings and reason: How rational is the irrational in Plato?1 Stefan Büttner, Universität Wien Abstract The focus of the paper is that for Plato all kinds of knowing, including sense perception, are acts of distinguishing something (krinein). Emotions and strivings are

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THE CONTRIBUTORS / DIE AUTOREN Nicholas R. Baima Nathan Bauer Thomas C. Brickhouse Travis Butler Stefan Büttner Moritz Cordes Tsarina Doyle Terence Irwin Péter Lautner Nathan Rothschild Petter Sandstad Nicholas D. Smith Katja Maria Vogt Michael Wreen
Author: Dale Jacquette

Logic of Courage and Wisdom in Plato’s Protagoras 349e–351b Dale Jacquette, Universität Bern Almost everything Socrates says is wiry argument; that is the beauty of his talk for a philosopher. So we can’t dodge the question whether or not the wires are joined together by valid inferences … Gregory

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Parts of Forms An Essay concerning Plato's Parmenides * Franz von Kutschera, Universitat Regensburg Among Plato's dialogues the Parmenides is perhaps the most difficult; this is true in particular of its second part: the dialectical exercise of Parmenides. This exercise is supposed to teach

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On Knowledge as a Condition for Courage in Plato’s Protagoras Erik Christensen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Der Dialog Protagoras war in erheblichem Maße Gegenstand der Kontroverse in der Diskussion der Frage der Einheit der Tugenden. Mehrere Gelehrte haben die Argumente des

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Author: Byeong-Uk Yi

The Cyclical Argument and Principles of Change in Plato’s Phaedo 1 Byeong-Uk Yi, University of Toronto Dieser Beitrag liefert eine Analyse des zyklischen Arguments für die Unsterblichkeit der Seele in Platons Phaidon. Bei der Durchführung wird die zentrale Rolle von zwei Prinzipien der Veränderung

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