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Plato on Metaphors and Models

E. E. Pender

in Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition: Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240050
eISBN:
9780191716850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240050.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Metaphor’ in Platonic vocabulary is included in the term for ‘image’ (eikôn), and structurally related to ‘models’ (paradeigmata) in identifying the similarities and differences between two ... More


Two Paradigmatic Catalogues

Benjamin Sammons

in The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the two places where Homeric speakers string together several paradigmatic tales or exempla in the format of a catalogue (Iliad 5.382–405, Odyssey 5.118–36). It is argued that ... More


Plato's Statesman: A Philosophical Discussion

Panos Dimas, Melissa Lane, and Susan Sauvé Meyer (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192898296
eISBN:
9780191924705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898296.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Plato’s Statesman reconsiders many questions familiar to readers of the Republic: questions in political theory – such as the qualifications for the leadership of a state and the best from of ... More


The Rhetoric of the Past in Demosthenes and Aeschines: Oratory, History, and Politics in Classical Athens

Guy Westwood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198857037
eISBN:
9780191890130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857037.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work examines how politicians in late classical Athens made persuasive use of the city’s past when addressing mass citizen audiences, especially in the law courts and Assembly. It focuses on ... More


The paradeigma shift

Anna Marmodoro

in Forms and Structure in Plato's Metaphysics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197577158
eISBN:
9780197577189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577158.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on the metaphysical innovations Plato introduces in the Timaeus to solve (some of) the difficulties he has wrestled with in the preceding dialogues. It argues that by introducing ... More


Paradigms

Ian Hacking

in Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions at Fifty: Reflections on a Science Classic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226317038
eISBN:
9780226317175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317175.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Kuhn organized his 1969 “Postcript” to Structures of Scientific Revolutions around three aspects of “paradigms”: (1) Paradigms as community structure, (2) Paradigms as the constellation of group ... More


From Narrative to Drama: Inside the Intradiegetic Level

James Henderson Collins

in Exhortations to Philosophy: The Protreptics of Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358595
eISBN:
9780199358618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358595.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter turns to the events in the Euthydemus that Socrates portrays as having taken place the day before. Socrates tells in vivid detail how he and some visiting sophists entered into public ... More


Conclusion: On the Good King According to Kallimachos

Michael Brumbaugh

in The New Politics of Olympos: Kingship in Kallimachos' Hymns

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190059262
eISBN:
9780190059293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059262.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The conclusion of The New Politics of Olympos sets the arguments developed throughout the book in the context of praise rhetoric and suggests further ways in which Kallimachos’ poetry book may have ... More


The Tabernacle Not Made with Hands

Ann Conway-Jones

in Gregory of Nyssa's Tabernacle Imagery in Its Jewish and Christian Contexts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198715399
eISBN:
9780191783166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715399.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

On Mount Sinai Moses was shown the ‘pattern’ (tavnit) of the tabernacle, which came to be interpreted as the divinely prepared sanctuary ready for the end of time. The earthly tabernacle/temple was ... More


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