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Third Man Arguments

Gail Fine

in On Ideas: Aristotle's Criticism of Plato's Theory of Forms

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235491
eISBN:
9780191597398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235496.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Third Man Argument is a regress argument that purports to show that if there is even one form of F, then there are infinitely many forms of F. That a regress can be identified is in itself an ... More


The Daode Jing and Comparative Philosophy

Gary D. DeAngelis, Warren G. Frisina, and David L. Hall

in Teaching the Daode Jing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332704
eISBN:
9780199868155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332704.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay discusses the way the DDJ contradicts or even subverts many Western philosophic and religious assumptions about ontology, cosmology and the self. Where many Western philosophers describe ... More


In Number

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As already Ancient Greek philosophy showed, number is the mode of all that is, and, hence, the world itself is to be understood as an order of number. Number is thus, in a certain sense, also the ... More


In Creation

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The different creation stories found in different cultures agree in portraying creation as a process of separation, differentiation, and multiplication. All things come from the One, but the One is ... More


Varieties of Natural History: The Whole of the Natural and the Known

Nasser Zakariya

in A Final Story: Science, Myth, and Beginnings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226476124
eISBN:
9780226500737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500737.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

John Herschel defines science by the knowledge of many systematically arranged to be consumed by one, distinguishing likewise between two forms of natural history: the first concerning the world as a ... More


Crisis and maturity: introducing Ṣadrā’s ontology

Ibrahim Kalin

in Mullā Ṣadrā

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199451173
eISBN:
9780199082858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451173.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Sadra lamented the gradual disappearance of ‘existence’ (al-wujud) as the ground of philosophical and theological thinking and criticized attempts to explain reality with the epistemic and ... More


Conclusion: Liturgy, Mediation, and the Consolation’s Theology

Stephen Blackwood

in The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718314
eISBN:
9780191787669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

The central aporia of the Consolation is briefly sketched in both its philosophical and historical context; the Consolation’s theological character is further examined; and it is argued that the ... More


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