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Ideas

Wayne A. Davis

in Nondescriptive Meaning and Reference: An Ideational Semantics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199261659
eISBN:
9780191603099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261652.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter defines ideas (concepts) as thoughts or cognitive parts of thoughts, and sets out their basic properties. It distinguishes concepts from images and conceptions (belief systems), and ... More


The Atomic Idea

Ryan J. Johnson

in The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter turns to atomic metaphysics as it appears in Lucretius' De rerum natura, using Deleuze's ontology as a way to construe Lucretian atomism as a formulation of the atomic idea. The central ... More


Ethics in the Garden of Epicurus

Ryan J. Johnson

in The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops an Epicurean-Deleuzean ethics as the articulation of the practice of an immanent naturalism that links ancient atomism to Deleuze by means of a ‘great tradition’ in ethics, ... More


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