Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

  • Keywords: participation x
  • Ancient Philosophy x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Aspects of biology in Plotinus

Christoph Horn

in Neoplatonism and the Philosophy of Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693719
eISBN:
9780191739019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693719.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Even if questions of biology might not belong to the core topics of the Enneads, Plotinus has at least some interesting things to say on life and living organisms. This chapter discusses how he ... More


A note on the ontology of Aristotle’s Categories, chapter 2

Gisela Striker

in Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696482
eISBN:
9780191738036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696482.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This paper argues that the four-fold classification of entities in chapter 2 of Aristotle’s Categories, with its unusual terminology, contains a criticism of Plato’s metaphysics, showing that the ... More


Plato as seen by Aristotle Plato as seen by Aristotle Metaphysics A 6

Carlos Steel

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In chapter 6 Aristotle introduces Plato's views on the first principles. In the first part Aristotle offers a plausible account on how Plato came to develop the doctrine of the Forms. The second ... More


Forms in Question

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter sets out the theory of forms defended in the Parmenides and spelled out in more detail in the Phaedo and the objections leveled against forms to determine how the theory can be revised ... More


A Philosophical Exercise

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The second part of the Parmenides presents a dialectical exercise about the form of oneness, the first round of a larger dialectical program. Chapter 2 argues that the exercise develops a single ... More


The doctrine of Forms under critique: PART I PART I Metaphysics A 9, 990a33–991b9

Dorothea Frede

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the chapter's first part Aristotle diagnoses the problems in Plato's theory of the Forms as causes. He focuses on the Forms as paradigms of their participants, familiar from Plato's middle ... More


View: